Onions

G&R Farms debuts new packaging at start of Vidalia Season

season. The moves aim to highlight the premium essence of G&R’s Vidalia onions and support retailers with increased sales. The redesign presents an illustrated and fresh feel donning a striking new color palette, with an... more »

Stokes Seeds names Mid-Atlantic area manager

Stokes Seeds has hired Frank Kern as territory manager for eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Kern will be responsible for seed and service to growers in the region, providing commercial vegetable seed recommendations and collaborating... more »

Official pack date for Vidalia onions set for April 17

The start of Vidalia onion season is almost here, with the official pack date announced by the Georgia agriculture commissioner and Vidalia Onion Committee. Vidalia onion fans across the country can mark their calendars for... more »

B&H Farms named Vidalia onion Grower of the Year

B&H Farms was named the 2022 Grower of the Year by the Vidalia Onion Committee during its annual awards banquet. "We congratulate Chase and Ben of B&H Farms for this fantastic accomplishment," Cliff Riner, chairman... more »

Bob Stafford retires from Vidalia Onion Committee

Bob Stafford has retired from the Vidalia Onion Committee (VOC) after almost three decades of serving the growers of the famous sweet onion. He joined the committee as compliance officer in 1994 and became its... more »

Onion thrips management with plastic mulches

Plastic mulches are used in agriculture fields for a variety of reasons, including increased weed control and soil moisture retention when compared to bare soil. However, selecting the correct color of mulch is important. For... more »

G&R Farms promotes charitable promotions

G&R Farms' charitable efforts are helping the communities served by the sweet onion grower's retail store customers. In November and December, G&R partnered with regional grocery store operators throughout the U.S. to raise $8,000 in... more »

Agritourism convention bus tour visits central Texas farms

The Feb. 3-7 NAFDMA International Agritourism Association Convention & Expo in Austin, Texas, drew the highest turnout in nearly two decades. More than 900 agritourism operators , including fruit and vegetable growers and farm retail... more »

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