Michigan is ranked second in the U.S. for the production of carrots, grown on 1,600 acres in 2014 with a value of $7.7 million.
Michigan carrot growers rely on fungicides for disease management, cr... more
Carrots are one of the most popular vegetables sold organically, with 14 percent of U.S. carrot production under certified organic production. However, this cro... more
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Though orange under the soil, the carrot's bright green topside is one of the few obvious signs of life out in the Cuyama Valley, a dusty landscape of... more »
Name a snack food that's neon orange and makes a loud crunch when munched. USA TodayTo read more, click here.... more »
By Matt Milkovich, Managing Editor Michigan State University's (MSU) new vegetable entomologist is in the midst of her first field season, observing M... more »
When Peter Rabbit Farms owner John Powell Jr. observes tons of glistening orange carrots being loaded onto trucks, he thinks green. The Desert Sun
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Shannon Brines stooped down, pulled a young carrot out of the ground and gently brushed the soil off its roots.
"My customers love to get... more »
If you were at the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO a few weeks ago, you might have seen me: I was the guy wearing the ugly orange vest... more »
Back in the good old days, carrot growers in Michigan didn't need to grow perfect carrots. They had a pretty good market for cull carrots, as the stat... more »
EPA released its newest rules for applying soil fumigant pesticides a couple of months ago, and growers are still trying to figure out what the rules ... more »
On the front page of this issue, you'll see a story I wrote about EPA's impending soil fumigant pesticide rules. The story delves into some of the ob... more »
Michigan carrot producers have voted to continue the Michigan Carrot Industry Development Program, according to the Michigan Department of Agriculture... more »