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Market and Crop Update for March 23

Market and Crop Update for March 23

MARKET: Mexico: Don Ed Holmes with The Onion House in Weslaco, TX, told us on March 22 that the market dipped in the past few days. “A few Texas boys got in earlier in the week and dropped the market ...

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Tex-Mex Sales a family effort for Marvin and Mike Davis

Tex-Mex Sales a family effort for Marvin and Mike Davis

For the Davis men of Weslaco, TX, onions are more than just a livelihood. They are a way of life, one Marvin Davis has stuck to for more than a half-century and one he’s proud to share with his son, M ...

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Christy Hoepting honored with Excellence in IPM award

Christy Hoepting honored with Excellence in IPM award

Christy Hoepting, extension vegetable specialist at Cornell University Cooperative Extension in Albion, NY, was recently recognized for her “exemplary work on behalf of farmers, not just in the rich m ...

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Rio Grande Valley back on track after recent rains

Rio Grande Valley back on track after recent rains

South Texas was hit by spring rains mid-March, but according to Don Ed Holmes of The Onion House in Weslaco, full-on sunshine, heat and winds have dried things out, and harvest and shipping are moving ...

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Texas Onion Festival this weekend in Weslaco

Texas Onion Festival this weekend in Weslaco

Celebrating onions as a whole and the Texas 1015 in particular, the festival is sponsored by the Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce. The event has been designed with all ages in mind and features live e ...

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Retail Snapshots for March 23

Retail Snapshots for March 23

Pacific WINCO Happy Valley, OR Bulk- red onions , $.68 lb. white onions , $.58 lb. yellow onions, $.38 lb. West Super Saver Salt Lake City Bulk- red onions, $1.29 lb. white onions, $1.49 lb. yellow on ...

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Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Our Instagram Photo of the Week was posted by Champion Produce located in Parma, ID. Instagram handle: onions_forever. The onions_forever photo is actually a video that can be viewed at: instagram.com ...

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Market and Crop Updates for March 16

Market and Crop Updates for March 16

MARKET Wisconsin: Doug Bulgrin with Gumz Farms in Endeavor, WI, told us March 15 volumes are picking up for Gumz. “We still have a good supply of medium yellows,” Doug said. “I anticipate that we will ...

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Millennial Trailblazer: Georgia-born and bred, Cliff Riner is exactly where he wants to be

Millennial Trailblazer: Georgia-born and bred, Cliff Riner is exactly where he wants to be

When we finally caught up with Cliff Riner, Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center coordinator and area onion agent with the University of Georgia Extension Service in Lyons, he was actually in S ...

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Northwest growers planning, planting new crop

Northwest growers planning, planting new crop

As the Northwest onion industry collectively bids winter 2016-17 a not-so fond farewell and continues to get up to speed after weeks of record snow and ice in December and January, growers are returni ...

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