Onions

Stokes Seeds hosts Seminis onion summit for growers

Buffalo, New York-based Stokes Seeds recently hosted a large group of growers for a two-day onion summit in Wisconsin to view variety test results, storage trial data and new onion varieties from Seminis Vegetable Seeds. Feedback... more »

Center rot disease in organic onion growing studied

The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Organic Transitions grant is funding a study of management options for center rot disease in organic onion production in Georgia and Michigan. The study is headed... more »

J&D Produce HoneySweet Onions a hit at World Food Championships

In October, more than 1,400 chefs and home cooks descended upon Dallas’ Reunion Arena Park for the World Food Championships (WFC). The event drew contestants from 42 states and 15 different countries, as well as... more »

Colorado onion packer adopts ninja program

Consumers and onion buyers will see a fun new character on their bags of onions from Paradigm Fresh in Colorado.  The onion packer, based in Fort Morgan in eastern Colorado, has created new labels for... more »

Pre-solicitation set for trade mitigation purchase of peppers/onion blend

On July 25, 2019, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, announced details of additional actions the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) would take to support American agricultural producers while continued efforts on free, fair, and... more »

Vidalia Onion marketing referendum ballots go out

Vidalia onion growers this month with vote whether or not to continue their federal marketing order. The U.S. Department of Agriculture will conduct a referendum Oct. 7–28, 2019, for Vidalia onion growers, according to a... more »

Clemson researchers armed to combat guava root-knot nematodes

Clemson University researchers, led by nematologist Paula Agudelo, are armed with close to $7 million to design protocols for managing invasive guava root-knot nematodes. The funding comes from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), industries and... more »

$4M given for onion bacterial disease research

For years, more than 15 bacterial species have ruined millions of dollars worth of onion crops across the United States. That is bound to change, as a group of 24 researchers from 12 states across... more »


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