September Webinar: Tips for Beginning Farmers and Farm Seekers

Jim Rogers North Carolina

North Carolina FarmLink and the Organic Growers School will host a free webinar on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 2 p.m. to discuss helpful tips for beginning farmers and farm seekers. Attendees will learn about the Farm Triangle and the Dunning-Kruger Effect and some upcoming beginning farmer training opportunities, including the Organic Growers School Journeyperson Farmer Program.  Those interested can sign …

Sweet Onion Growth Responses Under Organic Fertilizers

Jim Rogers Onion

By Juan Carlos Díaz-Pérez Vidalia onions are sweet, short-day, low-pungency, yellow Granex-type bulbs popular in the United States because of their mild flavor. These onions are exclusively grown in southeastern Georgia, in a region with mild winters and low-sulfur soils. There is increasing interest in utilizing organic fertilizers because of the growing demand for organic vegetables, including organic sweet onions. …