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About Chris Tyson

I am the UGA Extension Onion Agent and Coordinator of the Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center.

Virtual Onion Update This Friday, Sept 11, Register Today!

Due to COVID restrictions for events, we are holding our Annual Vidalia Onion Production Meeting virtually this year. You will be able to watch it from your computer or phone, and get the latest updates on onion production and research. Everyone who wants to attend the meeting online will need…
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New Publication: Bacterial Diseases of Onion in Georgia

Bacterial diseases cause more economic losses in Vidalia Onions than any other pest. Managing them takes a systems-wide approach involving fertility, variety selection, maturity, weed control, insect control, bactericides, and post harvest management. Take a look at our newest publication below to find out the latest information on managing these…
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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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