Carrots

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 Lewis W. Jett, commercial horticulture Exte... more

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 ... more

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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 »

Ancient Purple Carrot Finds New Life Coloring Food

The ancient purple carrot is returning to its roots, this time to dye processed foods rather than the robes of Afghan royals. MercuryNews.com

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Farming Showing a Rebirth Across Massachusetts

Her favorite chores: harvesting watermelons and carrots. masslive.com... more »

Crowd Fights Through Traffic, Dirt for Free Food

Beth Mayer and Ashley Veigel could have suffered from a lack of planning Saturday. Without a shovel or pitchfork to glean the remaining carrots from t... more »


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