Vidalia onions

Georgia ag commissioner sets Vidalia shipping date

Georgia’s Agriculture Commissioner has set the official pack date for this year’s Vidalia onion harvest. “In coordination with the Vidalia Onion Committee, I am incredibly excited to announce April 17 as the official pack date... more »

UGA Extension agent Shane Curry new Vidalia director

Shane Curry, a University of Georgia Extension county agent, has become executive director of the Vidalia Onion Committee (VOC). Curry was Appling County Extension agriculture agent, bordering Tatnall and Toombs counties, two large Vidalia producing... more »

Crookham promotes new onion varieties

The Crookham Co. is publicizing its recent onion variety releases, some of which produced record yields. New long day, short day and Vidalia onions are being released by Crookham. Long day onions [caption id="attachment_33973" align="alignright"... more »

G&R promotes packing operations manager

G&R Farms, a grower and shipper of sweet onions and pecans, has promoted one of its staffers. Ronald “Kelby” Werner, a senior team member, has been promoted from production manager to sales manager. Werner has... more »

USDA declares Hurricane Idalia disaster area for Georgia growers

Nearly 30 counties in southeast Georgia are eligible for disaster assistance from damage caused by Hurricane Idalia, which struck the state on Aug. 30. The storm damaged state fruit, vegetable and pecan production, groves and... more »

G&R Farms marks youth charitable program achievement

G&R Farms is celebrating the success of a charitable program that helps encourage youth to enter agricultural careers. The Growing America's Farmers (GAF) program provides scholarships and grants for Future Farmers of America (FFA) students... more »

G&R Farms’ Pam Dasher, Vidalia onion pioneer, dies

Pam Durrence Dasher, a third-generation Vidalia sweet onion grower and co-owner of G&R Farms in southeast Georgia, has died. She was 79. Dasher died on July 24. Funeral services... more »

Vidalia Onion Committee pairs with Certified Angus Beef

The Vidalia Onion Committee (VOC) is partnering with Certified Angus Beef for a social media content series aimed at helping at-home chefs level-up their grilling. Launching this summer, Vidalia onion fans and Certified Angus Beef... more »

G&R Farms releases Vidalia onion cookbook, partners with cornhole group

Third-generation Vidalia onion grower G&R Farms is partnering with the American Cornhole Organization. The promotion includes a cookbook, “Acing Summer Flavors,” and will culminate in an online showcase of athlete profiles at the American Cornhole... more »

G&R Farms debuts new packaging at start of Vidalia Season

season. The moves aim to highlight the premium essence of G&R’s Vidalia onions and support retailers with increased sales. The redesign presents an illustrated and fresh feel donning a striking new color palette, with an... more »

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