Effects on economy of global pandemic hammer Malheur County’s onion industry

The local onion industry has been hit hard by the economic impacts of the COVID-19 virus outbreak. (The Enterprise/File).

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ONTARIO – Malheur County’s industry has been nearly scuttled because of nationwide closure of restaurants and a retail grocery market that is saturated.

A one-week surge in buying in March was soon replaced by drop in demand as the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak took hold across the U.S.

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