Onions

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 researchers have developed new technologies, including a gas sensor and imaging... 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 at up to 2 quarts (1.9 pound active ingredient) per acre, and once... 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 were Mark Nail, of Marshall, and Eric Schreur, of Hudsonville.The five-member committee prepares and oversees... 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” marketing campaign after its successful debut last year.According to a news... 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 and May. The housefly-like adults can be seen flying low over newly... 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 insulting. That's why plants countered with, “Stop and smell the roses.” Idioms... 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 announced that Earth's average surface temperature has warmed by about 1.4˚ F since 1880,... 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 durable control of onion thrips into the future. By using the... 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 in Bay City on Feb. 16 to learn more about last... 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.Zing! Fungicide is a new premix fungicide combining two active ingredients into a liquid... more »


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