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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Late spring gives Michigan onion growers weed problems

All dry bulb onions should be planted by now. Planting onions after May 10 results in smaller bulbs and smaller total yields. If fields intended for o... more »

Allium leafminer detected in Pennsylvania

The allium leafminer (also known as the onion leafminer) has recently been detected and confirmed from infested leeks and onions in Lancaster County, ... more »

Bakker given Distinguished Service Award

John Bakker, executive director of the Michigan Asparagus Advisory Board, the Michigan Onion Committee and the Michigan Carrot Committee, received the... more »

Vidalia Onion Committee celebrates honorees at annual banquet

The Vidalia Onion Committee (VOC) hosted its annual awards banquet on Feb. 6 at the Hawks Point Golf Club in Vidalia, Georgia. Jason Herndon from L.G.... more »

Peri & Sons Farms receives Sustainably Grown certification

Peri & Sons Farms announced it has recently become the first domestic, onion farming operation to achieve the Sustainably Grown certification ... more »

Crop mix keeps customers coming back for more

When the Erbs talk about the diversity of their crops, they're not exaggerating. They grow 74 varieties of heirloom tomatoes, 54 varieties of peaches ... more »

Plant overwintering onions now

As the market demand for more locally grown produce harvested year-round increases, onions are a crop that seems to be receiving a great deal of atten... more »

Onion weed control in a cool, wet year

Onion weed control always requires attention and effort, but in wet years it becomes very difficult to maintain clean fields. Weeds grow more rapidly ... more »

BREAKING: Appeals court sides with Georgia Ag Department

In a recent appeals court ruling, Judge Michael Boggs said Georgia Ag Commissioner Gary Black has the authority to establish a packing date for Vidali... more »

Vestaron receives California registration

Vestaron Corporation announced that its VST-006330-EP biopesticide has received a product registration and master label from California's Department o... more »


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