Onion field day

first_imgUniversity of GeorgiaGrowers will get a look at organic Vidalia onions and otherresearch results at the annual Vidalia Onion Field Day April 6near Lyons, Ga.The event will be at the University of Georgia Vidalia Onion andVegetable Research Center on Georgia Highways 178 and 147 betweenLyons and Reidsville.It will begin with a sponsored lunch at noon. Visits to researchplots will follow from 1 to 3 p.m. Farmers will be able to seefirsthand, among other things, the results of UGA research on: Vidalia onions grown organically under plastic mulch.Variety trials.Disease screening studies.Herbicide evaluations.Fertility studies. For directions or to learn more about the program, the researchor the research center, call George Boyhan at (912) 681-5639 orRandy Hill at (912) 565-7822. Or e-mail them at [email protected] or [email protected]last_img