Events for the Carrot Improvement Project

Aug
21
2018
to
Aug
24
2018

CIOA project partners are excited to participate in the 39th International Carrot Conference August 21 – 24, 2018. The International Carrot Conference is held every 18 to 24 months and its purpose is to bring together everyone and anyone interested in carrots: growers, packers, shippers, seed producers, breeders, pathologists, sellers, marketers, University and government researchers, extension specialists, students, and anyone else interested in the carrot industry. 

Learn more and register here.

Sep
19
2018
to
Sep
22
2018

CIOA project partners are pleased to be attending the ISHS Carrot and Other Apiaceae Symposium September 19-22, 2018. After a tremendous success of the first edition of the Symposium, held in Angers, France, in 2014, organizers are continuing the mission of bringing the most recent scientific findings and technical advances to the community of carrot and Apiaceae researchers, breeders, growers, and industry. The program of the Symposium will comprise plenary sessions, parallel scientific and technical sessions, and field demonstrations. 

Learn more and register here.

Sep
26
2018
to
Sep
26
2018

Join CIOA's Phil Simon and Cathleen McCluskey, and Madison chef Dan Bonanno of A Pig in a Fur Coat for the Seed to Kitchen’s Fourth Annual Farm to Flavor Dinner at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on September 26, 2018. We'll be showcasing a variety of colored carrots from the CIOIA project. You will have the opportunity to sample chef-designed dishes showcasing top vegetable varieties identified through the Seed to Kitchen Collaborative, and listen to a panel discussion featuring chefs, farmers, and plant breeders involved in the project.

Learn more and purchase tickets here.