Justin Oomen, a young family man from an old farming family, will be the next president of the Michigan Vegetable Council.
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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
When Peter Rabbit Farms owner John Powell Jr. observes tons of glistening orange carrots being loaded onto trucks, he thinks green. The Desert Sun
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Shannon Brines stooped down, pulled a young carrot out of the ground and gently brushed the soil off its roots.
"My customers love to get... more »
If you were at the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO a few weeks ago, you might have seen me: I was the guy wearing the ugly orange vest... more »
Back in the good old days, carrot growers in Michigan didn't need to grow perfect carrots. They had a pretty good market for cull carrots, as the stat... more »
EPA released its newest rules for applying soil fumigant pesticides a couple of months ago, and growers are still trying to figure out what the rules ... more »
On the front page of this issue, you'll see a story I wrote about EPA's impending soil fumigant pesticide rules. The story delves into some of the ob... more »
Michigan carrot producers have voted to continue the Michigan Carrot Industry Development Program, according to the Michigan Department of Agriculture... more »
Valent U.S.A. Corp. has received California registration for Presidio fungicide in brassica (head and stem), bulb and root vegetable crops (except car... more »
Organic production guides are available for growers of certain vegetable crops in New York state. The new guides provide information on how to grow or... more »
Michigan carrot producers will have an opportunity to vote on whether or not to continue the Carrot Industry Development Program in a referendum condu... more »