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2017 Vidalia Onion Field Day


Thursday April 6th

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Lunch Provided

Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center

8163 Hwy. 178, Lyons, GA 30436


To: Onion Growers and Industry

Re:  UGA Onion Field Day


The UGA Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center will be having their 18th Annual Onion Field Day on April 6th, 2017.  As always the day will begin at 12:00 noon, with a catered lunch followed by plot visits of the latest research projects on the station.  There will be much to see, and a lot of industry contacts to visit with.  Please try to send someone from your operation.  Below is the agenda!

Field Agenda:

  • Onion Variety Trial
  • Planting Date Study
  • Extreme Management for Mediums
  • O2YS
  • Valent Soil Microbes
  • Goal Herbicide “2XL or Tender”?
  • Agrinos
  • Fungicide Rotational Screening
  • Herbicide Tankmix, Timing, and Injury
  • Foliar Blend and AgriCal
  • Thrips trapping
  • Onion Fertilizer Trials
  • Managing Center Rot through growth stages
  • Organic Weed Control
  • Onions grown by “Sets”
  • Intermediate Day Onions