Crookham in Action

Meet the Reds

Meet the long day reds from Crookham Company: Red Devil, Purple Haze and Red Beret. These hybrids have proven to be grower friendly on several levels. They are consistent in bulb size, high yielding, hold up well with mechanical harvesting and are known for their long storage characteristics. In addition, these varieties have a deep rich color with distinct rings to please the grocer, processor or consumer. Crookham Company works closely with growers in several areas to develop effective and efficient answers to the Grower’s needs. 

Long Day Onion Show 2018

Join Crookham Company for their long day onion trial in Wilder Idaho on August 27 from 9:00 am to 11:30 am. Crookham will be showcasing some new varieties that have been undergoing rigorous trials in the Northwest, Northern California and in the Northeast over the past several years. Crookham's long day onion breeder, Dave Whitwood and the company's short day onion breeder, Filippo Rimi will be there to answer any questions about their programs and product development.

New Milestone in Popcorn Expansion

Dennis Demshar, Popcorn Breeder at Crookham Company, has been tracking a new experimental hybrid this past winter. Dennis commented on the new item saying, "We were excited about this hybrid as it has consistently tested between 57 and 58 MWVT. This is a new milestone for Crookham Company and for the industry. We will continue our testing, on several levels, to ensure it meets our quality standards across the board."