Tue., April 23, 2013 6:45pm
Vidalia onion growers are getting anxious about this year's crop, which up until now had looked promising compared to last season.
Thu., April 18, 2013 7:44pm
A group of farmworkers has sued one of the biggest producers of Vidalia onions, saying they were paid less than minimum wage and were paid less than foreign guest workers who worked alongside them. The federal lawsuit was filed by four American farmworkers and 16 of their former co-workers against Stanley Farms, LLC and its managers.
Mon., April 15, 2013 3:00am
Extreme temperatures and fungal disease destroyed over a third of last year's Vidalia onion crop. But farmers across Georgia's 20 county Vidalia growing region are hopeful about this year's harvest. Vidalias are Georgia's third most profitable agricultural product just behind peanuts and pecans.
Tue., March 20, 2012 2:47pm
Vidalia onions will be shipped on April 12th. Warm, dry winter could influence taste. Farmers anxiously waiting for first onions.
Thu., May 12, 2011 4:13pm
Governor Nathan Deal is expected to sign the state’s immigration bill this week. But immigration lawyers are already gearing up to sue to stop the law.
Mon., May 9, 2011 3:07pm
Georgia agriculture official's say actions could be coming on fraudulent onions. Vidalia's can only be grown in 20 counties. Packing rules tight as well.
Mon., April 18, 2011 3:26pm
A swath of 20 southeast Georgia counties is the only region in the world that grows the sweet vegetable.
Mon., April 18, 2011 1:47pm
Georgia has launched an aggressive ad campaign for its vidalia onions that ship out today. The state's Agricultural Chief says that may help address a possible boycott of Georgia’s farm goods which some groups are threatening in light of an immigration reform bill that awaits the governor’s signature.