Carrots

Carrots provide benefits for small scale growers

As the frost settles in for much of the Upper Midwest, growers are working to bring in the year’s harvest. Among the various crops relied upon by small scale producers, carrots provide the benefits of... more »

Marrone receives EPA approval for novel biofungicide

Marrone Bio Innovations, (NASDAQ:MBII) (MBI), a provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for agriculture, turf and ornamental and water treatment markets, has received EPA approval for its newest biological fungicide, Stargus. This... more »

High tunnel production well suited for root crops

Carrots, beets, radishes, turnips and parsnips are popular cool-season root crops for high tunnel production and marketing in West Virginia. According to Lewis W. Jett, commercial horticulture Extension specialist at West Virginia University, beets are... more »

ManKocide registered for prevention of bacterial blight in carrots in three states

Idaho, Oregon and Washington departments of agriculture have granted 24c Special Local Need (SLN) registrations for the use of ManKocide fungicide/bactericide on carrots grown for seed to prevent bacterial blight. Bacterial blight is a seedborne... more »

Tour highlights Michigan carrot, potato production

Over 20 school food service directors and farm to institution supply chain partners visited two farms on the final Cultivate Michigan Featured Foods tour of 2016. The tour was hosted by the Michigan Farm-to-Institution Network and Michigan State... more »

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, creating a... more »

Luna fungicide receives label expansion

Luna fungicide is now approved for use on a wider range of fruit, tree nut and vegetable crops in California. “This label expansion offers key fungicide options to horticulture growers in California,” said Bayer Product Manager Joel... more »

Dewulf building new logistics center

Dewulf, developer of harvesting technology for potatoes and carrots, is expanding its Roeselare site with a new Smart Logistics Center. The new facility is being built across from the existing buildings on Moorseelsesteenweg. The center will be... more »


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