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Kroger, G&R Farms raise $9,000 for agriculture students

Kroger partnered with produce supplier G&R Farms of Glennville, Georgia, in May and June to raise $9,000 for scholarship and grant funds for FFA students in Georgia through the Growing America’s Farmer’s promotional program. The... more »

Fall emergence of allium leafminer on schedule

The fall emergence of allium leafminer adults seems to be right on time in Lancaster County – the last week of September. This makes two years in a row   that the fall allium leafminer (ALM) emergence... more »

G&R Farms hires Jon Ellis to serve as operations manager

Glennville, Georgia-based G&R Farms has welcomed new hire Jon Ellis, who will be serving in the role of operations manager. Ellis, a long-time resident of Glenville, brings an array of skills to the G&R Farms... more »

Onion growers overcome weather, navigate marketing

The Mike Davis family and dozens of other South Texas families who grow sweet onions recently finished a dynamic season of farm operations and marketing. Despite a baffling freeze, and complications brought on by COVID-19,... more »

G&R Farms expands Growing America’s Farmers with new efforts

During the months of May and June, G&R Farms in southeast Georgia partnered with 13 regional and national retail operators throughout the United States to raise nearly $90,000 in scholarship and grant funds for FFA... more »

Onion grower G&R Farms continues commitment to sustainability

Glennville, Georgia-based G&R Farms has reaffirmed its commitment to sustainability with its participation in the How2Recycle program. Today many businesses, including G&R, have placed sustainability top of mind due to changing consumer mindsets and increasing environmental... more »

Research enables faster development of new resilient onion varieties

Researchers from Wageningen University & Research have unravelled the onion genome. This will speed up the ability of plant breeders to develop new onion varieties that are resistant to conditions such as drought, and meet the... more »

For whom the bell grows: A brief history of the Cajun holy trinity

The Cajun “holy trinity” is at the heart of Louisiana cuisine. The union of onions, celery and green bell peppers create the base flavors of gumbo, jambalaya, etouffee and numerous other hearty dishes that have... more »

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