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February 16, 2023

The Northwest storage onion season will end this spring. Please see key dates and timelines regarding each region below.


  • Idaho/Oregon-grown MFC Onions will ship into mid-April, with some suppliers expected to be depleted by early April
  • Utah-grown MFC Onion stocks will be depleted by mid-March
  • Washington-grown MFC Onions will begin to wind down in early April
  • The Colorado storage season will conclude on Saturday, March 4

South Texas

  • Texas-grown MFC Yellow Onions will be available to ship the week of March 6; red and white onion production will begin the week of March 13
  • Sufficient supplies of Mexican onions are crossing into South Texas

Other regions

  • California MFC Onions are forecast to become available from the Imperial Valley the week of April 24
  • The MFC New Mexico season is slated to open in early June

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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