Onions

Struggling farmers digging out of debt

Chris Pawelski may be the fourth generation of his family to grow vegetables in Orange County, N.Y., but he's far from a typical farmer.He's an aspiring comic with college and graduate degrees in broadcasting and... more »

Certis USA and Kumiai Chemical launch advanced biofungicides

Certis U.S.A., Columbia, Md., and Kumiai Chemical Industry Co., Tokyo, Japan, announce the global launch of a new generation of bacterial biofungicides based on Bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain D747 (Ba D747). Kumiai scientists discovered and patented... more »

Dirty Jobs comes to Gills Onions

You gotta love onions – especially on Valentine's Day when Gills Onions is being featured in an episode of the Discovery Channel's “Dirty Jobs.”Host Mike Rowe visited the Oxnard, Calif.-based onion processor nearly two years... more »

MSU to host IPM academy Feb. 20-21

Michigan State University Extension's Integrated Pest Management Academy will focus on introducing IPM concepts and preparing participants to implement IPM in the field or garden.The academy is designed to assist newcomers to pest management but... more »

MSU to host IPM academy Feb. 20-21

Michigan State University Extension's Integrated Pest Management Academy will focus on introducing IPM concepts and preparing participants to implement IPM in the field or garden.The academy is designed to assist newcomers to pest management but... more »

Lipman grows into largest U.S. operation

Max Lipman cultivated his first tomato fields in south Florida more than 80 years ago. He had no idea that his small operation would one day become the nation's largest tomato farm.After more than eight... more »

Ocean Mist Farms adds value to artichokes

Virtually every type of fruit and vegetable has been processed into a value-added product in recent years, as growers and processors rush to meet the rapidly growing demand for the convenience they offer consumers. But... more »

Drip irrigation frees up more land for Idaho growers

Onion growers are continuing to increase their reliance on drip irrigation in southwest Idaho, according to Mike Thornton, the superintendent of the Southwest Idaho Research and Extension Center in Parma.Thornton estimates that about 30 percent... more »

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