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

Technologies Help Improve Agriculture

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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Hoophouse Ventures Prove Crops Can Thrive Year-Around in Michigan

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 »

EXPO Has Got the Goods

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 »

Growing Better Carrots

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 »

New Fumigant Rules Could Put Some Growers out of Business

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 »

Soil Fumigants Under Fire

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 Growers Vote for Marketing Program

Michigan carrot producers have voted to continue the Michigan Carrot Industry Development Program, according to the Michigan Department of Agriculture... more »

Presidio Registered in California

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 »

New York Releases Organic Guides

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 to Vote on Program Continuation

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 »


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