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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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 »

UGA researcher seeking to improve squash crop

A University of Georgia (UGA) vegetable horticulturist is searching for new squash varieties to help Georgia farmers improve the state's $24.7 mil... more »

Early season onion weed control

All onions in Michigan have been planted and most of them are in the flag to two leaf stage. The cool and damp weather has allowed proliferation of ma... more »

Maintain quality during postharvest handling

Successful marketing of fresh fruits and vegetables depends on maintaining the quality through harvest and beyond.Marita Cantwell, postharvest special... more »

UGA attempting to find, root out rotten onions

Onions, one of the biggest vegetable crops in Georgia, risk disease when they are harvested and stored. To solve this issue, University of Georgia res... more »

Pre-emergence weed control tips for Michigan onions

Prowl H2O 3.8 ACS (pendimethalin) is the primary pre-emergence herbicide for dry bulb onion production in Michigan. Prowl H2O is applied pre-emergence... more »


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