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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Florida’s Jet Harvest hires Washington sales rep

Jet Harvest Solutions, a Florida-based ag products company, recently announced it had hired Matthew Ohl in the Pacific Northwest to expand its sales t... more »

Tearless sweet onion grown in Washington, Nevada, to hit shelves

A new American onion is due out on shelves in select markets this winter. Nevada- and Washington state-grown Sunions are being marketed as “Ameri... more »

Study eyes PlantTape technology in planting onions

As Georgia Vidalia onion producers plant next year’s crop, they are transplanting the onions, or physically placing the plants into a hole dug in th... more »

Marrone receives EPA approval for novel biofungicide

Marrone Bio Innovations, (NASDAQ:MBII) (MBI), a provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for agriculture, turf and ornamental a... more »

Onion producer to pay $1.5M in back wages, damages

Vidalia, Georgia-based Bland Farms Production and Packing LLC will pay nearly $1.5 million in back wages and liquidated damages after the U.S. Departm... more »

Michigan onion growers vote to continue development program

Michigan’s onion producers have unanimously approved a referendum to continue the Michigan Onion Promotion and Development Program. Michigan Depa... more »

Michigan producers of onions to vote on program continuation

Michigan’s onion producers have an opportunity to vote on whether to continue the Michigan Onion Promotion and Development Program in a refe... more »

Allium leafminer damage seen in Pennsylvania onions and garlic

Penn State University Extension has issued a spring update on the allium leafminer. The flight is over, but the war may have just begun! The larvae... more »

Time to apply first GoalTender to seeded onions at one leaf stage

Dry bulb onions are growing rapidly with the warm weather. Most are now in the flag to one true leaf stage. Weeds have germinated and are developing b... more »

Potandon Produce updates Vidalia Onion packaging

Potandon Produce recently updated its Green Giant Vidalia Onion carton for the 2017 shipping season.  Last season, Potandon updated its consumer ba... more »


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