Onions

Study suggests new approaches to onion disease

Bacterial leaf blight, caused by Pantoea agglomerans, has been a limiting factor for Michigan onion growers in recent years. The bacterium was isolated from onion plants in Ottawa County in 2011 and w... more

Peri & Sons Farms achieves SCS certification

A growing onion farming operation based in Nevada continued to move up the charts as an industry leader in 2016. Peri & Sons Farms has been growing, pack... more

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Time to apply first GoalTender to seeded onions at one leaf stage

Dry bulb onions are growing rapidly with the warm weather. Most are now in the flag to one true leaf stage. Weeds have germinated and are developing b... more »

Potandon Produce updates Vidalia Onion packaging

Potandon Produce recently updated its Green Giant Vidalia Onion carton for the 2017 shipping season.  Last season, Potandon updated its consumer ba... more »

Study suggests new approaches to onion disease

Bacterial leaf blight, caused by Pantoea agglomerans, has been a limiting factor for Michigan onion growers in recent years. The bacterium was isolate... more »

AgriLife breeding program to develop improved cultivars

A vegetable breeding program at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde could bring improved onion, watermelon, tomato and ... more »

Onions successfully grown in low tunnels

Researchers with the University of New Hampshire report they have successfully grown bulbing onions planted in fall for a spring harvest with the aid ... more »

Cornell’s Christy Hoepting wins Excellence in IPM award

Christy Hoepting grew up on a small farm north of Toronto, Ontario. Enrolling at the University of Guelph, a top-tier ag school, was a natural fit. An... more »

UGA professor Ron Gitaitis named to Vidalia Onion Hall of Fame

Environmental Sciences, was inducted into the Vidalia Onion Hall of Fame by the Vidalia Onion Committee at the committee’s annual awards banquet, he... more »

Wiskerke Onions unveils pre-peeled onions

Netherlands-based Wiskerke Onions introduced the "Naked Onion" at Fruit Logistica. The “Naked Onion” is peeled right after it is harvested. Tha... more »

Peri & Sons Farms achieves SCS certification

A growing onion farming operation based in Nevada continued to move up the charts as an industry leader in 2016. Peri & Sons Farms has been gro... more »

Stockton’s Timorex Gold now registered in 30 states

The biofungicide Timorex Gold, developed by Stockton, is now registered in Florida by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The... more »


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