Carrots

USDA-ARS working to boost nutritional bounty of carrots, onions

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists are looking to beef up your salad – not with complementary slices of tender chicken, steak or other meat but rather new, improved varieties of carrot and onion. Philipp Simon,... more »

Michigan’s VanSingel Farms closing, auction scheduled

After 38 successful years of business for the owners at VanSingel Farms Produce of Grant, Michigan, they have decided it is time to retire and with that will be closing their doors. VanSingel Farms Produce... more »

Registration open for 2022 Carrot Research Symposium

The Annual Carrot Research Symposium, March 21, will focus on the latest information in research and activities related to carrots. Sponsored by the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE), the half-day virtual symposium will begin... more »

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 »

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