- Author: Jairo Diaz
- Contact: Tom Horejsi
At 10:00 AM on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at the University of California Desert Research and Extension Center - (1004 Holton Rd, Holtville, CA), we will display for your observation and evaluation our hybrid carrot trial. The UC-DREC is off old Highway 80 (Evan Hughes Highway), 8 miles east of El Centro and 3 miles west of Holtville, phone (760) 356-3060; fax (760) 356-3073.
Our trials include baby carrot entries, cello entries, and specialty entries from the USDA Cooperative Breeding Program as well as from seed companies. You are urged to participate in judging this interesting collection. Those who participate at this trial will have their own score sheets returned along with a summary of all judges.
The harvest and selection of early-generation breeding material from the USDA carrot program will begin with harvest of carrots grown under organic management Friday March 6 and continuing with the bulk of program materials on Monday morning, March 9, 2020 and also after the hybrid trial. You are welcome to participate in these operations as well as the hybrid trial.
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Vegetable Crops Research Unit
1575 Linden Dr
Madison, WI 53706