Onions

Study suggests new approaches to onion disease

Bacterial leaf blight, caused by Pantoea agglomerans, has been a limiting factor for Michigan onion growers in recent years. The bacterium was isolated from onion plants in Ottawa County in 2011 and w... more

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, pack... more

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UGA attempting to find, root out rotten onions

Onions, one of the biggest vegetable crops in Georgia, risk disease when they are harvested and stored. To solve this issue, University of Georgia res... more »

Pre-emergence weed control tips for Michigan onions

Prowl H2O 3.8 ACS (pendimethalin) is the primary pre-emergence herbicide for dry bulb onion production in Michigan. Prowl H2O is applied pre-emergence... more »

Michigan Onion Committee set

Gov. Rick Snyder has made appointments and reappointments to the Michigan Onion Committee.Appointed was Mike Meyer, of Hudsonville, and reappointed we... more »

Vidalia Onion season marked by ‘V’ campaign

The Vidalia onion season official start date is set for April 27 and the Vadalia Onion Committee is continuing the “V is for Vidalia” mark... more »

Profile of seedcorn maggot in vegetables

Seedcorn maggots overwinter as a brown, wheat-seed size pupa 3-6 inches below the soil surface. Overwintered flies emerge in the spring during April a... more »

Study how your crop responds to day length

“Watching the grass grow” is a common idiom for the apparent slowness in which plants respond. I'm sure your average plant finds this insu... more »

Climate change will force adaptation

Last year was Earth's warmest since 1880, according to NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).The two agencies recently a... more »

Take these steps for cost-effective onion thrips control

The Midwest and Northeast onion industry now has an excellent toolbox of chemistries with different modes of action that, if used right, could provide... more »

Bay Area vegetable research, marketing update scheduled

Michigan State University Extension (MSU) is encouraging growers from the Bay and Thumb areas to attend a free meeting at the Portsmouth Township Hall... more »

Zing! Fungicide receives federal registration

Gowan USA has announced federal registration for Zing! Fungicide for use in potato, tomato, cucurbits and onions. State registrations will soon follow... more »


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