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Side Orders: Vidalias heading to market - Attention onion lovers: Vidalia season is here. Winter's snow and ice, which affected a large part of Georgia, missed the area known for growing the South's favorite sweet onion. And, according to the Vidalia Onion Committee, this year marks a new beginning for Vidalias, which are the state's official vegetable. - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Ga. judge won't stop new Vidalia onion rule - A Georgia judge Tuesday refused to intervene in a legal battle between a prominent Vidalia onion farmer and the state's agriculture commissioner over a new regulation aimed at keeping unripe onions from ... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Ga. judge asked to stop new Vidalia onion rule - One of Georgia's most prominent growers of sweet Vidalia onions asked a judge Tuesday to protect him from possible sanctions by state agriculture officials as he prepares to ship his crop to grocery stores ... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Bitter court feud over sweet Vidalia onions - SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — No Vidalia onion will be harvested before its time. So says the agricultural commissioner who claims farmers should face fines for shipping one of Georgia's premier crops too early, potentially threatening their renowned sweet, delectable taste. - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Vidalia onions ship to stores on Monday - As of Monday, Vidalia sweet onions are headed to store shelves. - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

Farmer ships Vidalia onions ahead of start date - SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A major grower of Georgia's famous Vidalia onions said Wednesday he had begun shipping his crop early to supermarkets in defiance of the state agriculture commissioner, who has warned that a new regulation prohibits farmers from sending onions to market before Monday. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Vidalia onion farmer going back to court in shipping battle with Ga. agriculture commissioner - SAVANNAH, Ga. — No Vidalia onion will be harvested before its time. So says the agricultural commissioner who claims farmers should face fines for shipping one of Georgia's premier crops too early, potentially threatening their renowned sweet, delectable taste. - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Vidalia onion farmer back in court over ship date - SAVANNAH, Ga. — One of Georgia's most prominent Vidalia onion farmers is going back to court in an effort to stop the state agriculture commissioner from fining growers who ship the famous sweet onions before a certain date. - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Ga. judge won't stop state official from imposing rule aimed at protecting Vidalia onions - REIDSVILLE, Ga. - A Georgia judge Tuesday refused to intervene in a legal battle between a prominent Vidalia onion farmer and the state's agriculture commissioner over a new regulation aimed at keeping ... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

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Side Orders: Vidalias heading to market - Chattanooga Times Free Press - Attention onion lovers: Vidalia season is here. Winter's snow and ice, which affected a large part of Georgia, missed the area known for growing the South's favorite sweet onion. And, according to the Vidalia Onion Committee, this year marks a new ...Onion enthusiasts uneasy as Vidalia crop ships - WXIA-TVVidalias: The Conversation Around Georgia's Sweetest Onion Turns Sour - PerishableNews (press release) - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Vidalia veteran joins Van Solkema - The Packer - Adam Blocker, who worked most recently for Curry & Co., began working in Byron Center, Mich.-based Val Solkema's Glennville, Ga., office on April 21, said Tim Van Solkema, a partner in the company. Van Solkema Produce entered the Vidalia deal in 2013, ... - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Readers write: April 22 - Atlanta Journal Constitution - There has been much recent press coverage of Delbert Bland and his early Vidalia onions (“Ga. judge won't stop rule on Vidalia onions,” News, April 16), but there are far more pressing issues than whether or not Vidalia onions ship early. While the ... - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

Ga. judge asked to stop new Vidalia onion rule - Anderson Independent Mail - REIDSVILLE, Ga. — One of Georgia's most prominent growers of sweet Vidalia onions asked a judge Tuesday to protect him from possible sanctions by state agriculture officials as he prepares to ship his crop to grocery stores ahead of the official start ... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Vidalia onions now available; legal battle continues - The Packer - Bland Farms Vidalia onions Courtesy Bland FarmsBland Farms LLC, Glennville, Ga., began packing its 2014 crop of Vidalia onions on April 14 with USDA inspectors on hand. The grower started shipping April 16. Vidalia onions are on the road to retailers ...Farmer ships Vidalia onions before start date - TriValley Central - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Aiken Standard files FOIA request for MOX study - Aiken Standard - ... the past, including the controversial DOE study. Derrek Asberry is a beat reporter with the Aiken Standard. He joined the paper in June. He is originally from Vidalia, Ga., and a graduate of Georgia Southern University. Follow him on Twitter ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Man accused of slaying 2 bondsmen gets plea deal - KERO-TV 23 - REIDSVILLE, Ga. - One of Georgia's most prominent growers of sweet Vidalia onions asked a judge Tuesday to protect him from possible sanctions by state agriculture officials as he prepares to ship his crop to grocery stores ahead of the official start ... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

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