Vidalia Onion Harvests Underway

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Vidalia onion harvests are underway in Georgia. It has been great harvest conditions for producers in the Southeast Georgia region. G&R Farms in Glennville, Georgia is one of the biggest Vidalia onion producers in the area. Pictured are photos from Thursday’s harvest.

Photo by Aubrey Shirley/UGA

G&R Farms will continue harvesting through mid-May.

April 19 was the pack date this year for Georgia Vidalia onions. An advisory panel comprised of industry leaders determined that April 19 be the first day of the year consumers could buy Vidalia onions.

Growers first dig onions and let them field cure. Then they’ll clip the onions and send to the grading house to be packaged and boxed up.