Onions

As season ends, South Texas Onion Committee reports successful marketing year

As this year's south Texas sweet onion harvest finishes, the year’s retail and consumer promotions for the TX1015 sweet onions exceeded campaign goals. Harvest of the Texas 1015 onions has wrapped up. Although excessive and... more »

NOA convention to bring growers, researchers together

Onion growers and researchers are planning to meet together for this year’s National Onion Association (NOA) convention. The Nov. 29-Dec. 2 convention in San Antonio, Texas, will be a joint meeting with the National Allium... more »

G&R Farms’ Pam Dasher, Vidalia onion pioneer, dies

Pam Durrence Dasher, a third-generation Vidalia sweet onion grower and co-owner of G&R Farms in southeast Georgia, has died. She was 79. Dasher died on July 24. Funeral services... more »

Vidalia Onion Committee pairs with Certified Angus Beef

The Vidalia Onion Committee (VOC) is partnering with Certified Angus Beef for a social media content series aimed at helping at-home chefs level-up their grilling. Launching this summer, Vidalia onion fans and Certified Angus Beef... more »

Yvonne Morales, longtime Little Bear Produce employee, dies

Yvonne Morales, a longtime Little Bear Produce employee, died on June 20. She was 70. Morales, who joined the Edinburg, Texas, grower and shipper of onions, vegetables and melons... more »

Enza Zaden celebrates breeding success stories

Since 1938, Enza Zaden has been expanding the reach of its seed breeding to include countries all over the world. Eighty-five years later, the company employs more than 2,000 people, and reinvests 30% of sales... more »

Balchem wins organic foliar products registrations for vegetables

Balchem Plant Nutrition has received registration for two organic foliar products that can aid growers of organic fruit and vegetables. The new product combinations provide convenient and safe solutions for organic fruit and vegetable growers,... more »

G&R Farms releases Vidalia onion cookbook, partners with cornhole group

Third-generation Vidalia onion grower G&R Farms is partnering with the American Cornhole Organization. The promotion includes a cookbook, “Acing Summer Flavors,” and will culminate in an online showcase of athlete profiles at the American Cornhole... more »

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