Category: Idaho-Eastern Oregon

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 an ...

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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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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 an ...

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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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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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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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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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Memorial for Kent Romrell March 11 in Idaho Falls

Memorial for Kent Romrell March 11 in Idaho Falls

A memorial for potato and onion icon Kent Romrell will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 11 at the Idaho Falls Country Club. Romrell passed away at age 70 on Feb. 22 after having ...

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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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Baker-Murakami merger creates mega shipper

Baker-Murakami merger creates mega shipper

Two of the largest shippers in the Idaho-Eastern Oregon onion-growing region have announced plans to form a single “supershed” operation, and on July 1 Murakami Produce and Baker ...

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