Carrots

Michigan trials spotlight carrot foliar diseases

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

Organic carrots require diligent weed management

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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Presidio Registered in California

Valent U.S.A. Corp. has received California registration for Presidio fungicide in brassica (head and stem), bulb and root vegetable crops (except car... more »

New York Releases Organic Guides

Organic production guides are available for growers of certain vegetable crops in New York state. The new guides provide information on how to grow or... more »

Michigan Carrot Producers to Vote on Program Continuation

Michigan carrot producers will have an opportunity to vote on whether or not to continue the Carrot Industry Development Program in a referendum condu... more »

Ancient Purple Carrot Finds New Life Coloring Food

The ancient purple carrot is returning to its roots, this time to dye processed foods rather than the robes of Afghan royals. MercuryNews.com

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Farming Showing a Rebirth Across Massachusetts

Her favorite chores: harvesting watermelons and carrots. masslive.com... more »

Crowd Fights Through Traffic, Dirt for Free Food

Beth Mayer and Ashley Veigel could have suffered from a lack of planning Saturday. Without a shovel or pitchfork to glean the remaining carrots from t... more »

Brussels Sprouts Relaxed Rules for Fruits and Vegetables

Oddly shaped asparagus, crooked cucumbers and gnarly carrots will no longer be banned from grocers' shelves in the European Union, following a relaxat... more »

Producers Pay More as Growing Gets More Expensive

Despite the skyrocketing cost of inputs and a national economy that seems to get gloomier and gloomier with each passing day, Tim Boals has never seen... more »

IR-4 Continues to Generate Herbicide Registration Data

Registering an herbicide for use on a specialty crop is a long, involved process. A federally funded program, the Interregional Research Project Numb... more »

Deer Feeding Ban Hits Carrot, Apple Growers

Michigan's ban on feeding and baiting wild white-tailed deer came at a bad time for apple and carrot growers, as well as for those who grow corn a... more »


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