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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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 »

Growers urged to be on lookout for invasive onion pest

An insect that attacks onions, leeks, garlic and related crops may be emerging now in parts of Pennsylvania, and growers should be prepared to take me... more »

Christopher Ranch launches new website

Christopher Ranch has launched a new, consumer-friendly website that will allow for consumers to more personally connect with the brand, according to ... more »


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