Membership

Membership in the North Carolina Strawberry Association is open to growers, extension, suppliers, buyers, and anyone with a particular interest in strawberries. We have members from many states and even Canada; membership is not limited to North Carolina. Members receive many great benefits, including our informative newsletter, printed approximately 10 times per year, a membership directory, access to large network of growers and experts, marketing support, member-exclusive web resources, listing on online farm locator, discounted promotional materials.

MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

We Help You

  • A great monthly newsletter, full of useful information
  • The Southeast Strawberry Expo – the region’s leading strawberry conference
  • Regional preplant meetings
  • Stickers, signs, coloring books, posters, and other promotional tools
  • Listing on our web “Farm Locator”
  • Lots of information on production & marketing
  • Assistance finding suppliers & resources

We Support the Strawberry Industry

  • Funding for strawberry research
  • Promoting strawberries to the public and the media
  • Advocating for strawberry growers on agricultural issues
  • Scholarship program for college students who intend a strawberry-related career. ($2 of member dues is allocated to this program)
MEMBERSHIP PRICING

Annual dues are currently $100 for North Carolina residents and $170 for those outside North Carolina. rowers outside North Carolina who contribute to the NC Strawberry Assessment may join at in-state rates. We also have a special rate for extension, researchers, and students. A portion of all membership dues goes to support the NCSA Scholarship Program

STRAWBERRY RESEARCH & RESOURCES

Research and Resources

You'll receive access and the latest updates on Strawberry Food Safety, Strawberry Farm Planting and Pre-planting, Publications, Pest and Disease Management, Frost Protection for Strawberries, Fertility and Irrigation, Harvesting, Newsletters, and more!

TEACHING RESOURCES
We offer our members Education resources including:

  • Teaching Prints
  • Scholarship Applications and Information
  • Promotional Catalog and Order Form Access
  • Education Innovation Content
  • NCSI: Strawberry Investigations Program
  • and much more!