Carrots

Jeremiah Dung named interim director for Central Oregon Ag Research Center

The College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University named Jeremiah Dung as the interim director for the  Central Oregon Agricultural Research and Extension Center (COAREC). He has been serving as acting director since November 2021... more »

Michigan carrot producers unanimously approve program changes

Michigan’s carrot producers voted to approve the proposed amendments to the Michigan Carrot Industry Development Program, Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development Director Gary McDowell announced Jan. 5 The Program, established under the Agricultural... more »

Sakata Seed sells carrot program to Illinois Foundation Seeds

Sakata Seed America officially signed an agreement Dec. 3 finalizing the sale of its carrot breeding program to long-standing corporate partner, Illinois Foundation Seeds Inc., or IFSI. IFSI is an independent company delivering leading research,... more »

California Carrot Variety Trial Field Day is Dec. 14

The University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources department is holing a Carrot Variety Trial Field Day on Dec. 14. The event will be held  from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Pacific in Shafter, California at the Grimmway... more »

Michigan carrot producers to vote on program changes

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Director Gary McDowell announced Nov. 22 that Michigan’s carrot producers will have an opportunity to vote on proposed program amendments to the Michigan Carrot Industry Development Program.... more »

Michigan carrot growers to vote on program changes

Michigan carrot growers are scheduled to vote on changes to the Michigan Carrot Industry Development Program. The referendum, conducted by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD), will take place between Dec. 6... more »

Some tips to control fungal leaf blights of carrot

Powdery mildew, alternaria and cercospora are three important fungal foliar pathogens that can cause early defoliation in carrots, thus reducing yields and making harvest difficult. Each pathogen produces distinct symptoms. Powdery mildew causes characteristic white, powdery lesions on... more »

Carrot grower-shipper awards annual scholarships to children of employees

Grimmway Farms hosted an outdoor reception June 2 at its headquarters to announce the 2021 recipients of the Grimmway Farms Scholarship Program. The annual program recognizes the superior academic performance of students who have a... more »

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