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Mexico, Canada export destinations for Idaho-Eastern Oregon onions

Mexico and Canada continue to snap up Idaho-Eastern Oregon onions, although grower-shippers from the district say they are working to develop other export markets.

Quality, consistency important to retailers, onion suppliers say

Quality, consistency and price are big sellers at retail, according to grower-shippers in the Idaho-Eastern Oregon Onion district.

Centennial State’s vegetables progressing

Colorado vegetable growers say they anticipate good volumes and strong markets this year, although they had to deal with some weather-related delays.

Idaho-Eastern Oregon onion suppliers expect strong deal despite delays

Idaho-Eastern Oregon onions staged a comeback after wet, cold spring weather had complicated plantings, grower-shippers said.

Rio Queen Citrus’ Ken Martin dies

Ken Martin, who left a short career as a funeral director and mortician in Missouri to manage what became one of the Rio Grande Valley’s major citrus operations, has died.

Rio Queen Citrus’ Ken Martin dies

Ken Martin, who left a short career as a funeral director and mortician in Missouri to manage what became one of the Rio Grande Valley’s major citrus operations, has died.

Retail Price Report — Red Onions

Red onions averaged $1.18 per pound around the U.S. the week ending Aug. 9, according to the USDA's National Retail Report for Specialty Crops, which looks at on-ad prices. That's down from last year's average of $1.36.

Quebec market reaches in and out

NAPIERVILLE, Quebec — Most commercial growers in Quebec do some kind of mix when it comes to selling their produce to domestic customers and exporting to the U.S. and beyond.

Broccoli, lettuce, onions contribute to Q2 vegetable sales growth

Second-quarter vegetable sales totaled $7.68 billion, up 5.3% from the same period in 2018.

Gills Onions continues sustainability with solar project

Gills Onions, Oxnard, Calif., is celebrating a decade of sustainability initiatives by adding a solar energy project at its processing facility.