- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 26, 2015

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - Dona Ana County’s onion crop is looking stellar so far this harvest season.

The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (https://bit.ly/1IZNcjR) that the onion harvest tends to begin in the final week of May but this season actually kicked off last week.

Agriculture officials say the crop hasn’t suffered much from disease or pests.

Luna and Dona Ana counties are the main growing areas in New Mexico for onions.

New Mexico produced about 306 million pounds of onions in 2014.

Both the amount and the production value were up from 2013, though both figures tend to fluctuate - sometimes significantly - from year to year.


Information from: Las Cruces Sun-News, https://www.lcsun-news.com

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide