Onions

Peri & Sons Farms achieves SCS certification

A growing onion farming operation based in Nevada continued to move up the charts as an industry leader in 2016. Peri & Sons Farms has been growing, packing and shipping onions for more than 35... more »

Stockton’s Timorex Gold now registered in 30 states

The biofungicide Timorex Gold, developed by Stockton, is now registered in Florida by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The product holds 30 registrations throughout the United States. Timorex Gold is now registered in... more »

Growers urged to be on lookout for invasive onion pest

An insect that attacks onions, leeks, garlic and related crops may be emerging now in parts of Pennsylvania, and growers should be prepared to take measures to manage the pest, according to a Penn State... more »

Christopher Ranch launches new website

Christopher Ranch has launched a new, consumer-friendly website that will allow for consumers to more personally connect with the brand, according to the company. Christopher Ranch’s home page allows for navigation to all the different... more »

Late spring gives Michigan onion growers weed problems

All dry bulb onions should be planted by now. Planting onions after May 10 results in smaller bulbs and smaller total yields. If fields intended for onions have not been planted yet, growers should consider... more »

Allium leafminer detected in Pennsylvania

The allium leafminer (also known as the onion leafminer) has recently been detected and confirmed from infested leeks and onions in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. This is the first confirmed infestation in the Western Hemisphere. Your... more »

Bakker given Distinguished Service Award

John Bakker, executive director of the Michigan Asparagus Advisory Board, the Michigan Onion Committee and the Michigan Carrot Committee, received the Distinguished Service Award from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) at Michigan... more »

Vidalia Onion Committee celebrates honorees at annual banquet

The Vidalia Onion Committee (VOC) hosted its annual awards banquet on Feb. 6 at the Hawks Point Golf Club in Vidalia, Georgia. Jason Herndon from L.G. Herndon Jr Farms Inc. was named grower of the... more »

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