Carrots

Michigan Carrot Growers Vote for Marketing Program

Michigan carrot producers have voted to continue the Michigan Carrot Industry Development Program, according to the Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA). The program will continue for an additional five years, ending July 7, 2014. The... more »

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 carrots, potatoes and sugar beets). The fungicide is currently registered on these crops in... 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 organic carrots, peas, snap beans and cucurbits, including winter squash and... 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 conducted by the Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA) beginning Monday, June 15,... 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 Click here to read the rest of the story. more »

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 the earth, the chances of garnering any fresh produce naturally... 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 relaxation last week of EU standards governing the appearance of fruits and vegetables.... more »

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