Sweet Onions--Cultural Practices and Brand Marketing
Session 1 of Winter Wednesday Lunch Series: Vegetable and Small Fruit Production Webinars
Penn State and Cornell University have teamed up to present a series of webinars on critical production issues. This series provides timely updates in commercial and small fruit production for commercial growers, extension educators, and industry representatives in Pennsylvania, New York, and surrounding states. $10 per webinar or $35 for entire series; includes access to handouts and webinar recordings. In the first session, extension educators Christy Hoepting (Cornell) and Lee Stivers (Penn State) will cover variety selection, planting, soil and water management, harvesting and curing of sweet Spanish onions. We will also explore aspects of branding sweet onions as a marketing tool.