Onions

Michigan growers pull for new entomologist

By Matt Milkovich, Managing Editor Michigan State University's (MSU) new vegetable entomologist is in the midst of her first field season, observing Michigan vegetable production from beginning to end. It's an exciting time, and a... more »

Wind, Frost put Mid-Hudson Crops in Danger

In Orange County, the wind roared in like a sandblaster, leaving tender Black Dirt onion shoots lying limp on the ground. Times Herald-Record Click here to read the rest of the story. more »

Record Winter Rainfall Affects Vidalia Onion Crop

Early this year, Georgia Vidalia onion growers were ready for Mother Nature to turn off the tap. Record rainfall had dampened their crop, prevented them from getting into fields to take care of it and... more »

California Pumpkin Grower Seeks to be a Facilitator

If there's anybody out there who can take a farmer, a politician, a regulator, a corporate CEO and an environmentalist, sit them down on hay bales and get them to share their viewpoints, it's probably... more »

EXPO Has Got the Goods

If you were at the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO a few weeks ago, you might have seen me: I was the guy wearing the ugly orange vest with a big manpurse... more »

Vidalia Lands Grant to Promote Onions

Wendy Brannen, executive director of the Vidalia Onion Committee and Chairperson of the Vidalia Onion Museum Committee, was recently awarded $30,000 in funding that will bolster both Vidalia area tourism and the Vidalia onion name.... more »

Mhonpaj’s Garden

It's a long way from the tropical highlands of Southeast Asia to the temperate prairie of central Minnesota. But while the physical climate is a lot frostier in Minnesota, the political climate has been warmer... more »

New Jersey Farmers Buffer Bottom Lines with Agritourism

Pumpkins - for painting, carving and cooking - hayrides, pony rides, petting zoos and corn mazes are just a sampling of fall family fun on New Jersey farms, which also sell corn stalks, mums and... more »

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VGN December 2021 issue

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