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
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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The Vidalia onion season official start date is set for April 27 and the Vadalia Onion Committee is continuing the “V is for Vidalia” mark... more »
Seedcorn maggots overwinter as a brown, wheat-seed size pupa 3-6 inches below the soil surface. Overwintered flies emerge in the spring during April a... more »
“Watching the grass grow” is a common idiom for the apparent slowness in which plants respond. I'm sure your average plant finds this insu... more »
Last year was Earth's warmest since 1880, according to NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).The two agencies recently a... more »
The Midwest and Northeast onion industry now has an excellent toolbox of chemistries with different modes of action that, if used right, could provide... more »
Michigan State University Extension (MSU) is encouraging growers from the Bay and Thumb areas to attend a free meeting at the Portsmouth Township Hall... more »
Gowan USA has announced federal registration for Zing! Fungicide for use in potato, tomato, cucurbits and onions. State registrations will soon follow... more »
A small but expanding group in Colorado is carefully nurturing a new association that brings together fruit and vegetable growers from all the key gro... more »
USDA has announced that south Texas onion producers will vote from Nov. 3-17 on whether to continue their federal marketing order.
The m... more »
USDA is revising three standards: the U.S. Standards for Grades of Creole Onions, U.S. Standards for Grades of Bermuda-Granex-Grano Type Onions, and U... more »