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Vidalia onion shipping date set

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The official shipping date for the 2013 Vidalia onion season has been set.

Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black announced on Tuesday that the onions will be shipped on April 15. The shipping date is based on recommendations from the Vidalia Onion Advisory Panel.

The onions may only be shipped before April 15 if every load has a federal-state inspection certificate stating the onions have met the requirements.

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