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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United Fresh 2014 New Product Award finalists announced

United Fresh announced a record 40 fresh fruit and vegetable innovations as finalists for the United Fresh Produce Association's 2014 New Product Awar... more »

Texas onion growers to vote on marketing order

South Texas onion producers will vote from May 12-27 on whether to continue their federal marketing order, according to USDA.The marketing order requi... more »

4 Corners Farm puts diversified slant on success

For more than three decades, Bob and Kim Gray have successfully navigated their way to a diversified growing operation in West Newbury, Vt.Their 225-a... more »

Baloian Farms pursues premium pepper producer designation

Becoming a leading producer of peppers continues to be a main focus of Fresno, Calif.-based Baloian Farms."We fully address the pepper category," said... more »

Overhead pivot irrigation gaining traction in California

The ability to conserve water and labor are two of the most critical factors for growers in being able to save money and maximize resources. At a rece... more »

Seed industry sees continued growth

The commercial production and sale of vegetable seeds continue to be bolstered by increased market demand for most varieties.A report issued in August... more »

Fresh produce sales up again for second quarter of 2013

For the second quarter this year, fresh produce sales are up compared to last year's figures. Organic fruits and vegetables lead the pack in growth wi... more »

USDA seeks comments on onion grades

USDA is requesting comments on proposed revisions to three onion standards: U.S. Standards for Grades of Creole Onions, U.S. Standards for Grades of B... more »

Vidalia growers to vote on marketing order

USDA recently announced that Vidalia onion producers will vote from Sept. 9 through Sept. 27 on whether to continue their federal marketing order.The ... more »

Walla Walla producers to vote on marketing order

Walla Walla sweet onion producers will vote from Sept. 14 through Oct. 4 on whether to continue their federal marketing order, according to USDA.The m... more »


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