Carrot-Top News

What Does an Upside-Down American Flag Mean?

Traditionally, the meaning of an upside-down American flag has always been that the person displaying the flag in this manner is in grave danger or distress, be it life danger or the danger to their property. Ultimately, the upside-down American flag is typically seen as a signal of dire distress. Nowadays, though, you may have heard about instances of flying the Old Glory upside down but the circumstances are not associated with war or immediate danger.

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Congratulations to our Spring 2024 Beacon® Scholarship Winner!

Since 2018, Carrot-Top Industries has awarded the Beacon® Scholarship to college-bound high school seniors and adult learners who showcase inspirational patriotism within their community. This year, we received a record number of applicants, all of whom displayed academic excellence and a drive to succeed. Please join us in recognizing this year's winner of the Spring 2024 Beacon® Scholarship.

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The Quality and Craftsmanship of our Products: Outdoor American Flags

At Carrot-Top, we understand that an American flag is more than just a symbol; it's a testament to national pride and craftsmanship. As a proud FMAA-certified retailer, we dedicate ourselves to selling American flags that represent our nation and showcase the pinnacle of quality and manufacturing excellence. Dive into the journey of how our signature American flags, including the Beacon® nylon and Patriarch® polyester U.S.A. flags, are meticulously crafted to exceed the highest quality standards.

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The Top 6 Tallest Flagpoles in the World

Humanity is constantly striving reaching new heights in the form of taller buildings, bridges, and more. Since everyone loves watching a flag wave proudly in the breeze atop a flagpole, it’s no wonder that countries across the world have sought to earn the honor of housing the world’s tallest flagpole. If you’ve ever walked by a flagpole and wondered where the tallest flagpole in the world was located, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s take a look at the six tallest flagpoles currently and where you can expect to see the newest (and tallest) flagpoles in the future.

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Announcing our Spring 2022 Beacon® Scholarship for Rural America Winners

Maria Pytlik of Brainard, Nebraska, and Payton Deichler of Utopia, Texas, are the recipients of the Spring 2022 Beacon® Scholarship for Rural America, a scholarship introduced by Carrot-Top Industries in 2018.

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