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 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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Oddly shaped asparagus, crooked cucumbers and gnarly carrots will no longer be banned from grocers' shelves in the European Union, following a relaxat... more »
Despite the skyrocketing cost of inputs and a national economy that seems to get gloomier and gloomier with each passing day, Tim Boals has never seen... more »
Registering an herbicide for use on a specialty crop is a long, involved process. A federally funded program, the Interregional Research Project Numb... more »
Michigan's ban on feeding and baiting wild white-tailed deer came at a bad time for apple and carrot growers, as well as for those who grow corn a... more »
On the road toward a master's degree in accounting, Tricia Bross took a detour and arrived at a somewhat different destination. Now a grower and marke... more »
Ron Jacobsma, general manager of the Friant Water Authority, called it a "double whammy" on California's water supply: A record drought that started l... more »
The view of the vegetable patch will be decidedly odd this year: Get ready for maroon carrots, yellow watermelons and pink-and-white striped beets. Wa... more »
Went to France a few weeks ago. No big deal. Just your average vacation. Average vacation? Come on, man. Not many people get to go to Europe. What abo... more »
Growers looking for top-of-the-line disease control have greater flexibility in 2008, thanks to significantly reduced plant-back restrictions for Reas... more »
The prospective area for harvest of 11 selected fresh-market vegetables during the winter quarter is forecast at 173,700 acres, down 3 percent from la... more »