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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On the road toward a master's degree in accounting, Tricia Bross took a detour and arrived at a somewhat different destination. Now a grower and marke... more »
Ron Jacobsma, general manager of the Friant Water Authority, called it a "double whammy" on California's water supply: A record drought that started l... more »
The view of the vegetable patch will be decidedly odd this year: Get ready for maroon carrots, yellow watermelons and pink-and-white striped beets. Wa... more »
Went to France a few weeks ago. No big deal. Just your average vacation. Average vacation? Come on, man. Not many people get to go to Europe. What abo... more »
Growers looking for top-of-the-line disease control have greater flexibility in 2008, thanks to significantly reduced plant-back restrictions for Reas... more »
The prospective area for harvest of 11 selected fresh-market vegetables during the winter quarter is forecast at 173,700 acres, down 3 percent from la... more »
You've heard about people who don't know beans. Vic Shank is not one of those. Not only is he the president of the Michigan Vegetable Council, a leade... more »
Take a little off the top and you'll have a healthier carrot crop. The Chronicle Herald (Nova Scotia)... more »
My church is a farm. Give me a few chickens, a long row of carrots and the smell of dirt, and I'll find the open heart and inner peace others might se... more »
The community of Sequim is nestled in Washington's Dungeness Valley, between the Olympic Mountains and Pacific Ocean, near the mouth of the Dungeness ... more »