Onions

$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 »

Muckland onion growers receive NY state award for pest management

Elba, New York, onion growers Matt Mortellaro, Guy Smith, Chuck Barie, Emmaline Long, and Mark and Max Torrey received an Excellence in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Award from the New York State Integrated Pest Management... more »

FieldNET Pivot Watch available at US dealers

FieldNET Pivot Watch is now available through Zimmatic dealers in the U.S. and Canada, according to a press release. Albert Maurin, sales and tactical marketing manager at Lindsay, said the device attaches with a simple aluminum... more »

Onion growers put skin in the game, earn IPM award

Elba, New York onion growers, Matt Mortellaro, Guy Smith, Chuck Barie, Emmaline Long, and Mark and Max Torrey recently received an Excellence in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Award from the New York State Integrated Pest... more »

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 »


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