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New Mexico’s onions coming on for summer deal

New Mexico Onions should feature good quality and sizing this year, though shippers said acreage and yields are likely lower than last season.
Jun 13, 2019 by Tom Karst #Onions

Rain delays plantings for many Ontario growers

It’s been a frustrating start to the Ontario field crop season, with farmers trying to seed their fields in the cold and wet as the growing window narrowed.

Outlook good for California onions

California onion grower-shippers are looking forward to a strong season this summer with plenty of good-quality onions available.

Packer Interview - Shay Myers

The Packer’s Tom Karst talks with Shay Myers, general manager of Nyssa, Ore.-based Owyhee Produce on May 28.

Generation Farms boosts organics

Lake Park, Ga.-based Generation Farms is building on a recently expanded line of colored sweet onions, said Lauren Dees, sales and marketing manager.

Keystone Fruit trials red sweet onion

Keystone Fruit Marketing Inc., has upgraded its onion facility in Walla Walla, Wash., and is working to develop its line of Walla Walla red sweet onions, said Dan Borer, general manager.

Sev-Rend Corp. sees demand for recyclable packs

Collinsville, Ill.-based packaging manufacturer Sev-Rend Corp. is seeing increased focus on recyclable packaging, said Jeff Watkin, marketing director.

L&M Cos. Inc. takes onions year-round

L&M Cos. Inc. now has onions year-round, said Derek Ennis, the Raleigh, N.C.-based grower-shipper’s sales director for potatoes and onions.

Georgia Grown touts local at Publix

The Georgia Grown program is partnering with Publix Super Markets on the launch of a local campaign.

Coastline Family Farms hires VP of finance, accounting

Coastline Family Farms, Salinas, Calif., has hired Marc Kirby as vice president of finance and accounting.