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Market and Crop Update for April 20

Market and Crop Update for April 20

MARKET New York: Michelle Gurda with A. Gurda Produce in Pine Island told us that demand this week is “fair,” with jumbo whites and jumbo yellows seeing higher demand than other c ...

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Market and Crop Updates for April 13

Market and Crop Updates for April 13

MARKET California Imperial Valley: Steve Gill with Gills Onions in Oxnard, CA, told us the Brawley crop is in excellent condition and Gills has begun harvest.” We will have onions ...

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Young Guns and Billy the Kid, New Mexico straight shooters!

Young Guns and Billy the Kid, New Mexico straight shooters!

Many family stories coming out of the Southwest are colorful, but that of Young Guns Inc. and Billy the Kid Produce’s Franzoys in New Mexico is Technicolor, starting with the immi ...

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Worst of early April storm skirts Vidalia, crop spared

Worst of early April storm skirts Vidalia, crop spared

As cleanup continues following the destructive storms across the Southeast during the week of April 3, Vidalia onion growers and shippers continued to prepare for the April 12 sta ...

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Market and Crop Update for April 6

Market and Crop Update for April 6

MARKET: Georgia-Georgia Sweets: Dan Borer with Keystone Fruit Marketing, Inc. in Walla Walla, WA, said on April 5 that Keystone, along with other Georgia shippers, is packing Geor ...

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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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Southeast hit by severe rain, wind, some hail

Southeast hit by severe rain, wind, some hail

Vidalia crop report pre-storm from Dale DeBerry With extremely dangerous weather systems hitting Georgia on Wednesday, April 5, OnionBusiness.com was keeping a close eye on that p ...

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NAFTA to be forum topic at Viva Fresh

NAFTA to be forum topic at Viva Fresh

The upcoming Viva Fresh Produce Expo April 20-22 at the Hilton Austin & Convention Center in Austin, TX, will feature a session looking at U.S. trade policy, specifically the ...

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Market and Crop Update for March 30

Market and Crop Update for March 30

MARKET: Oregon: Mackenzie Mills at River Point Farms in Hermiston told us on March 29 that demand this week has been “steady, with good movement.” She added that demand has been g ...

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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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