The North American Strawberry Growers Association (NASGA) was organized in 1977 and incorporated as a non-profit corporation by progressive strawberry growers and leading small fruit researchers.
Their purpose was to support USDA and state/provincial research programs, develop educational seminars and publications, promote development of equipment, varieties and cultural methods to improve efficiency for the strawberry industry - including grower applied research, and promote beneficial legislation.
Today NASGA represents more than 250 members in 40 states, 10 provinces of Canada and 15 countries. NASGA continues to be a grower-based association strongly rooted in the original philosophy that ongoing research will provide knowledge to strengthen and improve strawberry production and marketing. Publications include a research journal, proceedings, and newsletter.
To accomplish this mission NASGA:
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