The premium onion grower has joined forces with Paramount Pictures Corporation to roll out their partnership promoting this season’s freshest Vidalias alongside The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the appointment of 24 industry representatives to the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee (FVIAC).
For a late summer campaign, Bland Farms, Glennville, Ga., has partnered with Paramount Pictures and “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run”.
Georgia farmers harvest almost a billion-dollars’ worth of produce at farm gate prices, with over 170,000 acres in production, according to the Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Association, based in LaGrange, GA.
As produce industry stakeholders, the word “Vidalia®” has a unique way of making our ears perk up.
In this industry, it is all about the layers—and if you are Bland Farms, those layers lie in the many advantages and benefits of a premium sweet onion program.
Troy Bland, the outgoing chairman of the Vidalia Onion Committee, has been recognized for his leadership of the Vidalia onion industry.
Labor is a top concern when it comes to the effects of the new coronavirus on Georgia’s produce industry — besides worker safety and customer demand.
The coronavirus COVID-19 and efforts to slow its spread have had a significant effect on the produce industry, forcing suppliers to adjust in a number of ways.
Rain overstayed its welcome a bit, but not long enough to overshadow the mild, warm weather that favored the coming 2020 Vidalia onion crop of southern Georgia.
Heath Wetherington, director of operations for Baker Farms, said two to three inches of rain have fallen for several weeks on many of the company’s crops, such as this field of collard greens.