Category: Features

NZ Onion’s Michael Blake explains season from another perspective

NZ Onion’s Michael Blake explains season from another perspective

Michael Blake, managing director of New Zealand Onion Co. Ltd exporters, Seagrove Farms Ltd. growers and Tasman Seed Ltd. onion seed breeders, all based in New Zealand, recently t ...

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National Onion’s Steve Smith talks about crops, golf

National Onion’s Steve Smith talks about crops, golf

National Onion Inc. founder Steve Smith has been in produce since the late 1970s and in onions since 1982, firmly establishing his company as a major shipper/broker of onions out ...

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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 ...

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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, n ...

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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 vie ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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Retail Snapshots for March 16

Retail Snapshots for March 16

Pacific Walmart Riverside, CA Bulk- red onions , $.97 lb. white onions , $.97 lb. yellow onions, $.67 lb. West WINCO Idaho Falls, ID Bulk- red onions, $.78 lb. white onions, $.58 ...

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Carzalia Valley Produce stays current with technology while maintaining long-held traditions

Carzalia Valley Produce stays current with technology while maintaining long-held traditions

History-rich Carzalia Valley Produce, which recently aligned with Utah Onions in an exclusive sales agreement, has seen more than a few changes since 1912 when W.R. Johnson Sr. ve ...

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Treasure Valley transportation hub endorsed by Oregon Gov. Brown

Treasure Valley transportation hub endorsed by Oregon Gov. Brown

A transportation hub in the Treasure Valley has received the endorsement of Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, and Business Oregon is looking at possible site acquisition, according to repor ...

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