Carrots

Carrot genome paints picture of domestication

Sometimes, the evolutionary history of a species can be found in a fossil record. Other times, DNA and genetic fingerprints replace rocks and imprints. That is the case for the carrot, the richest crop source... more »

Section 18 issued for Nimitz 480EC use in Michigan carrots

Vydate supplies are very tight due to a continued disruption in production, leaving Michigan carrot growers with few chemical options for nematode control. Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has provided growers with an... more »

Bakker given Distinguished Service Award

John Bakker, executive director of the Michigan Asparagus Advisory Board, the Michigan Onion Committee and the Michigan Carrot Committee, received the Distinguished Service Award from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) at Michigan... more »

USDA scientists using organic approach to improve carrots

Organic carrots are coming into their own. About 14 percent of U.S.-produced carrots are now... 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 crop is also one of the most difficult to produce organically. “Slow... more »

California carrot growers add new fungicide

Arysta LifeScience North America recently announced a label addition for PH-D Fungicide: chemigation on carrots in California. Carrots are added to the growing number of food crops on the PH-D label, including almonds, cucurbit vegetables,... more »

Carrots, cucumbers and cocaine – oh my!

According to Fox 7 News, cocaine and marijuana were found in two separate shipments of produce at the Texas border. Here's more from the story: "Within a matter of hours, the U.S. Customs and Border... more »

PMA Impact Awards honor produce packaging

Seventy-one submissions from 57 companies vied for five 2015 Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Impact Awards: Excellence in Packaging. Winners of the 2015 Impact Award announced at the Friday general session of PMA Fresh Summit in... more »


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