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Job Opening at Vidalia Onion Research Farm–Farm Worker/Research Technician

We’re Hiring! Job Opening – Farm Worker/Research Technician The University of Georgia Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center has a job opening for Farm Worker/Research Technician.  The responsibilities of this position include assisting the Farm Manager and inmate labor crew with conducting research trials and farm/facility maintenance.  The Center utilizes…
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Seedbed Time

Seedbed Time Again Yes, another Vidalia Onion growing season has started.  Folks have been busy planting seedbeds for the last 2 or 3 weeks.  We’ve had several hot days during this time, and folks are busy running irrigation to help the seed come up.  It has also been very dry…
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Agenda Set for Onion Meeting Aug. 15th

The agenda has been set for the annual Vidalia Onion Production Meeting.  Please join us on Thursday, August 15th, 2019 at 12:00 noon at the Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center.  We will have lunch, sponsored by AgSouth, and some very timely updates for onion growers and the industry.  Please…
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2019 Yield and Flavor Results

I know everyone has started ordering onion seed for the upcoming season, so I wanted to share the yield and flavor from the 2018-2019 season with you.  We will have lots more detailed information for you at the Annual Production Meeting on August 15th, so be sure to mark your…
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Black Mold in Vidalia Onions: Quick Facts

Quick Facts About Black Mold in Onions There have been some questions about Black Mold in onions the last couple of weeks.  I wanted to share with you what we know about the disease, and some possible considerations on management. For many of you, this may be old news, but…
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Crop Update – March 6, 2019

Onion Crop Update, March 5,2019 There has been a lot going on in the Vidalia Onion world lately.   Growers have been busy managing for disease, insects, and fertility on their crops.  I have been trying to get out and visit county agents and growers, and I still have a lot…
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