Onions

UGA professor Ron Gitaitis named to Vidalia Onion Hall of Fame

Environmental Sciences, was inducted into the Vidalia Onion Hall of Fame by the Vidalia Onion Committee at the committee’s annual awards banquet, held on Feb. 4 at the Vidalia Community Center in Vidalia, Georgia. “We... more »

Wiskerke Onions unveils pre-peeled onions

Netherlands-based Wiskerke Onions introduced the "Naked Onion" at Fruit Logistica. The “Naked Onion” is peeled right after it is harvested. Thanks to its special packaging, the Naked Onion stays fresh for weeks and only has... 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, 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 »


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