Carrots

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 organic carrots, peas, snap beans and cucurbits, including winter squash and... 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 conducted by the Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA) beginning Monday, June 15,... 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 Click here to read the rest of the story. more »

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 the earth, the chances of garnering any fresh produce naturally... more »

Brussels Sprouts Relaxed Rules for Fruits and Vegetables

Oddly shaped asparagus, crooked cucumbers and gnarly carrots will no longer be banned from grocers' shelves in the European Union, following a relaxation last week of EU standards governing the appearance of fruits and vegetables.... more »

Producers Pay More as Growing Gets More Expensive

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 opportunity in agriculture. Sure, the emerging credit crisis... more »

IR-4 Continues to Generate Herbicide Registration Data

Registering an herbicide for use on a specialty crop is a long, involved process. A federally funded program, the Interregional Research Project Number 4 (IR-4), has been shepherding that process since 1963. IR-4's mission is... more »

Deer Feeding Ban Hits Carrot, Apple Growers

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 and sugar beets specifically for deer feed. The... more »

Luna Circle Farm Keeps its Owner Busy

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 marketer of organic vegetables and herbs from her small Wisconsin... more »

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