Onions

Bayer debut of consumer-friendly Sunions limited

“This is a variety that’s not easy to grow and not widely adapted to a variety of growing areas.”

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 oni... more

Onion researchers earn $3.25 million grant to control pests

A multi-disciplinary team of pest and disease management researchers has earned a highly competitive federal research grant of $3.25 million to ca... more »

US asparagus crop value up; onions and strawberries down

The U.S. asparagus crop value are estimated to be up from last year, while values for onions and asparagus have dropped. National Agricultural Stat... more »

WSU research to protect onions from pests, pathogens honored

With a market value of nearly a billion dollars, onions are the fifth most valuable vegetable produced in the U.S. But some farmers have been ab... more »

Zaad Holdings buys Sakata Seed America’s onion breeding program

Sakata Seed America has sold its onion seed breeding program to Zaad Holdings Limited (‘Zaad’), a subsidiary of Zeder, effective July 27, 2018. ... more »

Protect onions against stemphylium leaf blight

Onion crops are affected by many different types of plant pathogens and must be protected. High relative humidity and frequent rainfall (or irrigation... more »

Washington State researchers take aim at parasitic worm

So small it can’t be seen with the naked eye, a parasitic worm called the root-knot nematode causes mammoth problems for Northwest farmers. Potat... more »

Bayer debut of consumer-friendly Sunions limited

Marketed as “tearless” and sweet-tasting, a new onion variety developed by Bayer CropScience hit shelves in January. Sold under the Sunions bra... more »

Effective weed control in onions results in higher yields

Dry bulb onion planting season is here. For successful weed management and maximum yield, have a plan for season-long weed control. Research h... more »

Vidalia onions pack date announced

Vidalia onions will be available starting Friday, April 20, the Georgia Department of Agriculture and the Vidalia Onion Committee recently announced. ... more »

Colorado grower-shipper Ed Monson dies at 73

Longtime Colorado onion and carrot grower-shipper Joseph (Ed) Monson, 73, of Greeley, Colorado March 11, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. ... more »


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