Category: Georgia

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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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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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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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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Market and Crop Updates for March 9

Market and Crop Updates for March 9

MARKET Washington: Trish Lovell with Agri-Pack in Pasco said on March 8 that onion prices are “pretty weak, and there doesn’t seem to be much strength.” She said, “Everybody needs ...

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Market and Crop Updates for March 2

Market and Crop Updates for March 2

MARKET Washington: Brenden Kent with Sunset Produce in Prosser reported on March 1 that demand is strong this week. “Actually, our demand last week exceeded expectations for this ...

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Market and Crop Update for Feb. 23

Market and Crop Update for Feb. 23

MARKET UPDATE Washington: Dan Borer with Keystone Fruit Marketing in Walla Walla told us demand for company’s hybrids out of Washington has been steady for this time of year. “The ...

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Market and Crop Updates for February 9

Market and Crop Updates for February 9

MARKET Nevada: Cindy Elrod with Peri and Sons in Yerington, NV, told us that the market is “settling now that the weather has moderated a bit,” although she added that Washington ...

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Vidalia likely escapes major impact from recent storms

Vidalia likely escapes major impact from recent storms

Torrential rains, heavy winds and scattered hail that hit much of Georgia from Friday, Jan. 20, through Sunday, Jan. 22, dumped anywhere from six to 8-plus inches of rain on Vidal ...

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