Onions

Georgia Grown tour to feature ‘more than peaches and peanuts’

Georgia Grown, the marketing and economic development program of the Georgia Department of Agriculture, wants everyone to know that the state produces more than just peaches and peanuts. That’s why Georgia Grown is hosting international... more »

Onion developer Leonard Pike posthumously honored in Texas

The Texas International Produce Association recently honored Leonard Pike with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Viva Fresh Show in San Antonio. Pike, pioneer of the 1015 onion as well as other vegetables that contributed... more »

Coastline Family Farms, Madison Ranches grow onions together

Coastline Family Farms, a western vegetable grower/shipper with locations in Salinas, California; Yuma, Arizona and Brawley, California, has formed a new dry onion growing and packing joint venture with Madison Ranches located in Echo, Oregon.... more »

Vidalia onions hit markets

Georgia's official state vegetable, the Vidalia onion, on April 23 hit shelves of grocery stores around the world. "The sweetest onions on earth are certainly living up to their reputation this year," said Georgia Commissioner... more »

Renewed labels for onions and green onions in Michigan

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) have approved two labels for Michigan onion growers. Both labels are Special Local needs (24c) labels for the state of Michigan. Starane... more »

How onion growers stay sustainable

The National Onion Association’s membership works hard to keep their operations sustainable. From the use of onion as a raw "onion power" to power up facilities, to protecting workers and the land, America’s onion farmers... more »

America’s onion supply coming up short this spring

Weather issues and dwindling global supplies will put the squeeze on the United States’ available onion stocks for the next few months. Normally, American growers have enough onions in storage to last through the spring,... more »

Grower-bred red onions expand Walla Walla brand

A 10-year effort by a dedicated grower has yielded an onion of a different color from the Walla Walla Valley. This year, fourth-generation grower Michael J. Locati debuted Walla Walla onions that are light red... more »


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