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
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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Becoming a leading producer of peppers continues to be a main focus of Fresno, Calif.-based Baloian Farms."We fully address the pepper category," said... more »
The ability to conserve water and labor are two of the most critical factors for growers in being able to save money and maximize resources. At a rece... more »
The commercial production and sale of vegetable seeds continue to be bolstered by increased market demand for most varieties.A report issued in August... more »
For the second quarter this year, fresh produce sales are up compared to last year's figures. Organic fruits and vegetables lead the pack in growth wi... more »
USDA is requesting comments on proposed revisions to three onion standards: U.S. Standards for Grades of Creole Onions, U.S. Standards for Grades of B... more »
USDA recently announced that Vidalia onion producers will vote from Sept. 9 through Sept. 27 on whether to continue their federal marketing order.The ... more »
Walla Walla sweet onion producers will vote from Sept. 14 through Oct. 4 on whether to continue their federal marketing order, according to USDA.The m... more »
The Valley of Almolonga in Guatemala is staggeringly gorgeous. Especially to a vegetable grower: an irregular checkerboard of small fields, all verdan... more »
Editor's note: This is a complete list of the responses to the Talkin' Shop question on page 35 of the June 2013 issue of VGN.I think organic ... more »
Wendy Brannen, who served as executive director of the Vidalia Onion Committee (VOC) since July 2005, recently resigned to take a position with the U.... more »