Onions

Technology, tradition help Carzalia Valley Produce thrive

Farming in the high desert of New Mexico only feet from the U.S.-Mexico border, Carzalia Valley Produce Inc. embraces new technology to change and improve its operations and grow onions sustainably. Family involvement is also... more »

South Texas Onion Committee looking for new members

The South Texas Onion Committee is encouraging producer and handler nominees for two grower districts. The districts are Districts 1, which represents the Coastal Bend + Rio Grande Valley region, and District 2, the Uvalde-Winter... more »

Michigan onion producers to vote on program continuation, amendments

Michigan’s onion producers will have an opportunity to vote on the continuation of the Onion Promotion and Development Program for an additional five years and on proposed changes to the program. The referendum, conducted by... more »

Michigan’s VanSingel Farms closing, auction scheduled

After 38 successful years of business for the owners at VanSingel Farms Produce of Grant, Michigan, they have decided it is time to retire and with that will be closing their doors. VanSingel Farms Produce... more »

Fire damages Rio Fresh onion warehouse facility

A structure fire caused significant damage to a large portion of key fresh onion packing facilities in south Texas. On March 31, fire struck Rio Fresh Inc.’s San Juan, Texas, warehouse and packing operations. According... more »

Peeling onions to help crops withstand drought and disease

Researchers are using synchrotron light to literally peel back the onion on cell walls to help plants better withstand the stresses caused by climate change and disease. “We know there has been a lot of... more »

Vidalia Onion Committee names Grower of the Year

The Vidalia Onion Committee 2021 awards banquet honored McLain Farms and long-time Director of Markets for the Georgia Department of Agriculture Bob Meyer. McLain Farms was named the 2021 "Grower of the Year" and Meyer... more »

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 »

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