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Notes from our Grading Line

Hey onion folks, I know many of you are trying to wrap up or are already finished with onion harvest. We are too here at VOVRC with onion trials.   I am thankful we’ve had great harvest weather this season.  It could have been a lot hotter and wetter than it…
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Vidalia Onion Field Day-April 8

Better late than never, right? We’re glad to announce we will be holding a “scaled-down” version of our usual Vidalia Onion Field day this year on April 8th at 10:30 am. The event will be held completely outside, and conclude at noon. Please pre-register for the event here: https://04vidaliaonionwalkingtour08.eventbrite.com or…
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Sweet Corn Variety Evaluation Report

Below is a link for the UGA Sweet Corn Variety Evaluation Report. Sweet corn hybrids were evaluated across Georgia and Florida in 2020. The Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center was used as trial location for 2020. Click the report below to view.
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January 2021 Crop Update

Here is an excellent crop report written by Tattnall County Extension Agent Aubrey Shirley. Another onion season is here and we are now in the middle of it. The weather outlook for this winter season had called for increase temperatures and below average rainfall. Until a month ago the forecast…
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2020 Seedbed Update

Over the last few weeks, I have been traveling around the Vidalia area with county agents to check on onion seedbeds. It has been a relatively quiet start to the season on my end, which is usually a good thing. All the seedbeds we’ve visited look really good overall. Perhaps…
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