CROP OF THE WEEK: CARROTS
The first carrots were white, purple, red, yellow, green and black — not orange.
Photo by Kurt Nolte/Yuma County Cooperative Extension
CROP OF THE WEEK: CARROTS.
• In 2005, Yuma County carrot acreage totaled about 200 acres, about 1/10 the acreage found in Imperial Valley. Today, the Yuma area is home to over 400 acres of carrots, grown mainly for the baby carrot market.• They're now being grown and harvested in Winterhaven.. Read CROP OF THE WEEK: CARROTS...