Vidalia onion crop behind schedule

Rahn, Dan
February 2006
Southeast Farm Press;2/1/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p18
Trade Publication
The article reports on delayed planting of onion crops in Vidalia, Georgia due to short supply of labor followed by Hurricanes. The devastating hurricanes of the last year has affected the plantation of onion crops. One of the onion agent Reid Torrance says that onion planting in Vidalia is behind its normal schedule. Torrance says that they are still planting few onions in mid-January but facing the acute shortage of laborers because most of the laborers have gone to Florida and Louisiana to help the Hurricanes victims.


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