Onions

TX1015 Sweet Onion marketing campaign to raise consumer brand awareness

The Texas 1015 Sweet Onion (TX1015) marketing campaign is celebrating the start of the second year of its historic marketing program. This program focuses its efforts directly on American consumers to increase awareness of the... more »

Vidalia Onions head to shelves on April 12

Mark your calendars, Vidalia onion lovers, because America's favorite sweet onion is set to ship this next month. The Georgia Department of Agriculture and the Vidalia Onion Committee announced April 12 as the official pack... more »

Thrips hit onions; foliar disease boosts risk

Onion thrips are a major challenge to organic growers and to growers who grow onions with conventional practices. Foliar diseases like stemphylium are also a major challenge. New research from Michigan State University (MSU) is... more »

Georgia’s G&R Farms continues charitable giving

During the months of November and December, G&R Farms partnered with five regional and national retail operators throughout the United States to raise over $13,000 in donations for seven local charities and food banks throughout... more »

Colorado Onion Association disbands; CFVGA to maintain onion research

The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the leadership of the Colorado Onion Association (COA) to establish an onion committee and oversee COA funds raised for onion... more »

Researchers tackle salmonella in bulb onions

Salmonella contamination of bulb onions, which caused recalls across the U.S. and Canada in 2020, is the focus of a Texas A&M AgriLife Research project to help onion producers solve the problem. Salmonella outbreaks in onions and onion products... more »

Inflation, rising input costs impact Northwest agriculture

Northwest Farm Credit Services, a Northwest agricultural lending cooperative, has released its quarterly Market Snapshot reports covering the state of major agricultural commodities in the region. Northwest FCS teams throughout Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington... more »

South and Central Texas cool-season crops look promising; prices up

While prospects for cool-season crops in South and Central Texas look positive, increased production costs and pandemic-related challenges will likely have a negative impact on pricing and producer profitability, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.... more »

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