Carrots

Bolthouse acquires Rousseau’s carrot operations

Building on its 100 plus years of carrot farming heritage, Bakersfield, California-based Bolthouse Farms announced March 25 it had entered into an agreement to acquire Arizona-based Rousseau Farming Co.'s carrot operations. This move, part of Bolthouse... more »

California carrot growers seriously affected by Groundwater Sustainability Act

The Cuyama Valley in California is the driest agricultural region in the county; the valley floor gets just a little more rain than the Sahara. Yet for the past 75 years, this high desert region... more »

California vegetable value goes up while acres down

The value of California’s 2019 utilized vegetable production rose to $7.864 billion, 7.3% above the 2018 value according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Pacific Regional Field Office. Increases in the value of... more »

FieldNET Pivot Watch available at US dealers

FieldNET Pivot Watch is now available through Zimmatic dealers in the U.S. and Canada, according to a press release. Albert Maurin, sales and tactical marketing manager at Lindsay, said the device attaches with a simple aluminum... more »

Butterfly acquires Bolthouse Farms from Campbell Soup for $510 million

Butterfly, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm specializing in the food sector, said June 17 it has closed on its previously announced acquisition of Bolthouse Farms from Campbell Soup Co. (NYSE:CPB) for $510 million in... more »

Bayer gives $30K for school salad bars

Bayer recently promised $30,000 to the United Fresh Start Foundation, paying for salad bars at four schools in the Rosedale Union School District in California. The United Fresh Start Foundation has a mission to provide... more »

Georgia Grown tour to feature ‘more than peaches and peanuts’

Georgia Grown, the marketing and economic development program of the Georgia Department of Agriculture, wants everyone to know that the state produces more than just peaches and peanuts. That’s why Georgia Grown is hosting international... more »

Michigan carrot growers continue marketing program, approve rate increase

Michigan carrot producers have voted to continue the Michigan Carrot Industry Development Program, and to increase the assessment maximum on processed carrots to fifty cents ($.50) per ton from forty cents ($.40) per ton. The... more »


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