Onions

G&R Farms debuts updated website

G&R Farms, a third-generation family farm and grower of sweet onions, has updated its website, highlighting new improvements aligned with its 2023-2024 rebrand. The new design focuses on G&R Farms' family story and transparency and... more »

Stop the Rot project

Growers to learn about combatting onion disease at Great Lakes EXPO 2023 Growers know the importance and delicacy of controlling onion rot and disease. Proper management such as effective irrigation, avoiding injury to the crop... more »

Crookham onion variety fares well in challenging northwest season

An onion variety from the Crookham Co. performed well in this year’s challenging Pacific Northwest growing season.   In this Crookham Co. test plot in Idaho, the stand is near perfect... more »

Enza Zaden celebrates breeding success stories

Since 1938, Enza Zaden has been expanding the reach of its seed breeding to include countries all over the world. Eighty-five years later, the company employs more than 2,000 people, and reinvests 30% of sales... more »

Gowan receives federal herbicide registration for onions, potatoes

Gowan Co. L.L.C. has received federal registration of Sonalan HFP Herbicide for use in onions, potatoes and other crops. The herbicide is okayed for use in onion subgroup 3-07A, hemp and stevia, and expansion from... more »

Stokes Seeds names Mid-Atlantic area manager

Stokes Seeds has hired Frank Kern as territory manager for eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Kern will be responsible for seed and service to growers in the region, providing commercial vegetable seed recommendations and collaborating... more »

Bob Stafford retires from Vidalia Onion Committee

Bob Stafford has retired from the Vidalia Onion Committee (VOC) after almost three decades of serving the growers of the famous sweet onion. He joined the committee as compliance officer in 1994 and became its... more »

Onion thrips management with plastic mulches

Plastic mulches are used in agriculture fields for a variety of reasons, including increased weed control and soil moisture retention when compared to bare soil. However, selecting the correct color of mulch is important. For... more »

Farm market bus tour shows what works, what doesn’t

The weather was cooperative, the doughnuts and cookies were fresh and amazing, and the cider was hard and delicious. The Great Lakes EXPO Farm Market Bus Tour featured six stops in the Grand Rapids area... more »

In the muck and weeds: Michigan veg experts honored

The Michigan Vegetable Council honored a family farm that has raised vegetables for nearly 100 years on muck soil and a Michigan State University professor who specializes in weed management. The awards ceremony at the... more »

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