Swainsboro knocked out of playoffs

VIDALIA, Ga. - Swainsboro stayed with Vidalia for a quarter before the Indians pulled away in a Class AA first-round playoff game.After a scoreless first half, Vidalia's Shon Jones scored on a 15-yard run in the second half and...

Georgia agriculture commissioner can set Vidalia onion packing date, court rules

...a packing date for the state's famed Vidalia onions, an appeals court has ruled...that he said was meant to keep immature Vidalia onions off store shelves to protect a...down the rule. The state appealed.The Vidalia brand is a state trademark, and state...

Georgia judge won't stop new Vidalia onion rule

...in a legal battle between a prominent Vidalia onion farmer and the state's agriculture...from enforcing the new rule prohibiting Vidalia onions from being packed for shipping...has roughly 3,000 acres invested in Vidalia onions, against Black as well as fellow...

Bitter court feud over sweet Vidalia onions

SAVANNAH, Ga. - No Vidalia onion will be harvested before its time...of unripe onions are threatening the Vidalia's reputation as a rare onion that's...a new rule that prohibits packaging Vidalia onions for shipping before the last...

Farmer ships Vidalia onions ahead of start date

...A major grower of Georgia's famous Vidalia onions said Wednesday he had begun shipping...of many farmers seeking to keep unripe Vidalia onions from reaching store shelves.An...struck down the regulation, which says no Vidalia onions can be packed for shipping before...

Judge denies Vidalia onion rules

...changed rules so he could determine when Vidalia onions can be harvested and shipped...of April. He was responding to fears Vidalia onions weren't as sweet as they should...Bland, one of the largest growers of Vidalia onions, sued Black over the rule change...

Swainsboro is blanked

VIDALIA, Ga. - Shon Jones ran for 198 yards and three touchdowns and Vidalia churned out 403 rushing yards in an opening-week...Lance Eldridge 12-6, K.J. McCoy 3-MINUS 3. Vidalia: Jones 18-198, Jaxson McFadden 20-188, Jacob...

A sweet life working for Vidalia onion growers

VIDALIA, Ga. -- Would an onion by any other name taste as sweet as a Vidalia onion?Not as far as Bob Stafford is concerned...Department of Agriculture, has been director of the Vidalia Onion Business Council.In that job, Stafford...

Good yield, lower prices for Vidalia onion harvest

VIDALIA, Ga. - Farmers across southeast Georgia have begun harvesting Vidalia onions - one of the state's signature crops...are an economic staple in the region surrounding Vidalia, where low-sulfur soil and good weather produce...

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Georgia's Vidalia onion season opens

ALBANY, Ga. - Georgia's Vidalia onion season has opened with a new...the best in years. Growers claim the Vidalia is the world's sweetest onion because...20-county growing area around the town of Vidalia in southeastern Georgia. "It's...