Carrots

Justin Oomen to lead Michigan Vegetable Council as president

Justin Oomen, a young family man from an old farming family, will be the next president of the Michigan Vegetable Council. [caption id="attachment_16165" align="alignright" width="200"] Justin and ... 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 Lew... more

Aster Yellows can distort carrot growth

Aster leafhoppers are insect pests of carrots and many other crops grown in the upper Midwest. The majority of the economic loss is associated with th... more »

New York farm still recovering from Hurricane Irene

On Aug. 28, 2011, Hurricane Irene hit Schoharie Valley Farms.Richard Ball, the farm's owner, talked about the hurricane and its aftermath in January, ... more »

New nursery studies nematodes, cavity spot in carrots

Root knot nematodes and cavity spot are two of the biggest problems with carrots in Kern County, Calif. - one of the largest carrot growing centers of... more »

MSU to host IPM academy Feb. 20-21

Michigan State University Extension's Integrated Pest Management Academy will focus on introducing IPM concepts and preparing participants to implem... more »

MSU to host IPM academy Feb. 20-21

Michigan State University Extension's Integrated Pest Management Academy will focus on introducing IPM concepts and preparing participants to implemen... more »

Public health concerns spur produce-market growth

Sam Shina's family owns 14 small grocery stores in Detroit. One of them could soon be part of a market incentive experiment designed to improve public... more »

Vegetable growers have a lot to learn at the 2011 EXPO

Vegetable growers have a lot to learn at the 2011 EXPOThis year's Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO will offer a variety of educationa... more »

Lifted deer-baiting ban relieves farmers, but timing affects bait supply

A few years ago, Oceana County farmer Larry Van Sickle was uncertain about his financial future after the state Natural Resources Commission issued ... more »

Arizona farm reinvents to stay successful

When you think of Arizona, you don't immediately think of fruit and vegetable farming. That is probably part of what has made Schnepf's Farms in Queen... more »

Irrigation experiments continue at MSU asparagus field

At an experimental asparagus field in western Michigan, researchers and students are trying to find the best way to irrigate the perennial crop.The re... more »


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