Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Public Comment Period on Carrot Grading

SUMMARY: The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) of the Department of
Agriculture (USDA) proposes to revise the U.S. Standards for Grades of
Topped Carrots, U.S. Standards for Grades of Bunched Carrots, and U.S.
Standards for Grades of Carrots with Short Trimmed Tops. AMS is
proposing to add more U.S. No. 1 grades to accommodate carrots of
colors other than orange, orange red, and orange scarlet. The current
U.S. No. 1 grades would remain unchanged. In addition, AMS is proposing
to remove the Unclassified section and renumber sections due to the
additional grades.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before March 30, 2020.


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