Carrots

Michigan trials spotlight carrot foliar diseases

Michigan is ranked second in the U.S. for the production of carrots, grown on 1,600 acres in 2014 with a value of $7.7 million. Michigan carrot growers rely on fungicides for disease management, creating a... more »

Luna fungicide receives label expansion

Luna fungicide is now approved for use on a wider range of fruit, tree nut and vegetable crops in California. “This label expansion offers key fungicide options to horticulture growers in California,” said Bayer Product Manager Joel... more »

Dewulf building new logistics center

Dewulf, developer of harvesting technology for potatoes and carrots, is expanding its Roeselare site with a new Smart Logistics Center. The new facility is being built across from the existing buildings on Moorseelsesteenweg. The center will be... more »

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 »

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