Onions

Tearless sweet onion grown in Washington, Nevada, to hit shelves

A new American onion is due out on shelves in select markets this winter. Nevada- and Washington state-grown Sunions are being marketed as “America’s first tearless and sweet onion.” Sunions were developed through an all-natural cross-breeding program... more »

Study eyes PlantTape technology in planting onions

As Georgia Vidalia onion producers plant next year’s crop, they are transplanting the onions, or physically placing the plants into a hole dug in the ground. Farmers may soon be using a new method that... more »

Marrone receives EPA approval for novel biofungicide

Marrone Bio Innovations, (NASDAQ:MBII) (MBI), a provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for agriculture, turf and ornamental and water treatment markets, has received EPA approval for its newest biological fungicide, Stargus. This... more »

Onion producer to pay $1.5M in back wages, damages

Vidalia, Georgia-based Bland Farms Production and Packing LLC will pay nearly $1.5 million in back wages and liquidated damages after the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division found the employer violated the Fair... more »

Michigan onion growers vote to continue development program

Michigan’s onion producers have unanimously approved a referendum to continue the Michigan Onion Promotion and Development Program. Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development Director Jamie Clover Adams on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, announced the... more »

Michigan producers of onions to vote on program continuation

Michigan’s onion producers have an opportunity to vote on whether to continue the Michigan Onion Promotion and Development Program in a referendum conducted by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development beginning Monday, July... more »

Allium leafminer damage seen in Pennsylvania onions and garlic

Penn State University Extension has issued a spring update on the allium leafminer. The flight is over, but the war may have just begun! The larvae have taken hold and will remain steadfast as pupa... more »

Time to apply first GoalTender to seeded onions at one leaf stage

Dry bulb onions are growing rapidly with the warm weather. Most are now in the flag to one true leaf stage. Weeds have germinated and are developing beyond the cotyledon stage. It is time to... more »


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