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Georgia’s G&R Farms continues charitable giving

During the months of November and December, G&R Farms partnered with five regional and national retail operators throughout the United States to raise over $13,000 in donations for seven local charities and food banks throughout... more »

Colorado Onion Association disbands; CFVGA to maintain onion research

The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the leadership of the Colorado Onion Association (COA) to establish an onion committee and oversee COA funds raised for onion... more »

Researchers tackle salmonella in bulb onions

Salmonella contamination of bulb onions, which caused recalls across the U.S. and Canada in 2020, is the focus of a Texas A&M AgriLife Research project to help onion producers solve the problem. Salmonella outbreaks in onions and onion products... more »

Inflation, rising input costs impact Northwest agriculture

Northwest Farm Credit Services, a Northwest agricultural lending cooperative, has released its quarterly Market Snapshot reports covering the state of major agricultural commodities in the region. Northwest FCS teams throughout Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington... more »

South and Central Texas cool-season crops look promising; prices up

While prospects for cool-season crops in South and Central Texas look positive, increased production costs and pandemic-related challenges will likely have a negative impact on pricing and producer profitability, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.... more »

Onions recalled from ProSource Produce LLC and Keeler Family Farms

The FDA, along with Centers for Disease Control and state and local partners, is investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Oranienburg infections linked to whole, fresh onions. FDA’s traceback investigation is ongoing but has identified ProSource Produce,... more »

Salmonella in whole onions from Mexico cited in CDC food safety alert

A Centers For Disease Control and Prevention food safety alert regarding a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Oranienburg infections linked to onions was posted Oct. 21. https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/oranienburg-09-21/index.html Key points to the alert: 652 people have been reported sick from 37 states, and 129 people have been hospitalized. No deaths have... more »

Kroger, G&R Farms raise $9,000 for agriculture students

Kroger partnered with produce supplier G&R Farms of Glennville, Georgia, in May and June to raise $9,000 for scholarship and grant funds for FFA students in Georgia through the Growing America’s Farmer’s promotional program. The... more »

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