GLENNVILLE, GA — The Dasher Family has been growing Vidalia onions and raising cattle here for generations. Walt Dasher said this year's onion crop is one of the best in recent memory. The Vidalia harvest will continue through the end of the month; what's not sold fresh will go into storage and carry through summer until the Peruvian sweet onion deal starts in August.
Here, Dasher talks about the crop, his family history and a new spirit of cooperation among Vidalia growers.
Look for more from video from Vidalia as the harvest wraps up, as well as video from North Carolina and South Carolina as The Produce News heads into that region to to preview those states' upcoming seasons in coming days.