Onions

How consumers can avoid wasting onions

Today, so much is thrown away that many believe we are in a crisis. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has an entire webpage dedicated to finding ways to reduce food waste.  According to the webpage,... more »

Mart Produce joins with onion grower to consolidate sales, marketing efforts

Mart Produce and ProSource have announced an agreement that will consolidate the two company’s sales and marketing teams into a joint potato-onion operation. The agreement is scheduled to go into effect Aug. 1. Mart Produce... more »

Effective weed control brings better onion stands, higher yields

Onion growers should have and follow a weed control plan for season-long weed control. Research has demonstrated that a few weeds in an onion field, especially during the first few weeks of growth, may reduce... more »

Program educates onion farmers to fight pests, cut chemical sprays

Until recently, New York onion farmers had just two insecticide options for controlling onion thrips, a pervasive insect pest, and neither was good. One was short-lived, the other was dangerous to work with – and... more »

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 »


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