Asparagus

Asparagus variety options grow beyond Millennium

At an Oceana Research Tour stop at the Michigan Asparagus Industry Research Farm in Hart, Michigan, John Bakker, executive director, Michigan Asparagus Advisory Board, said ongoing trials at the site ... more

Indoor vertical grower touts concept’s benefits

Emerging concepts that enable food producers to thrive in more sustainable ways continue to take shape.One of those approaches is known as vertical farming, and... more

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Command now labeled for asparagus

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a Supplemental Label for the use of Command (clomazone) herbicide on asparagus and edamame. ... more »

Riveridge to market larger share of Michigan asparagus

Riveridge Produce Marketing will market a larger share of Michigan asparagus in 2017, as part of an expanded partnership with Ridgeview Orchards. "... more »

2017 Oceana Asparagus Day to highlight Michigan industry

The 2017 Oceana Asparagus Day on March 9 in New Era, Michigan, will host speakers who can help you understand all the ingredients that go into asparag... more »

Asparagus variety options grow beyond Millennium

At an Oceana Research Tour stop at the Michigan Asparagus Industry Research Farm in Hart, Michigan, John Bakker, executive director, Michigan Asparagu... more »

New bulletin provides updated cost of Michigan asparagus production

Michigan State University Extension has developed a new, free bulletin that provides information on asparagus production costs and returns. “Costs a... more »

Asparagus Variety Options Growing

John Bakker, executive director, ... watch »

Global Plant Genetics, Fox Seeds sign seed distribution agreement

Fox Seeds, a producer and distributor of asparagus varieties developed by the breeding program at the University of Guelph in Canada, and UK-based Glo... more »

Oceana Tour Outlines Research

The Oceana Research Tour was held at several sites Sept. 13, in Michigan’s Oceana and Mason counties. Researchers from Michigan State University and... more »

Springtime is cutworm time in asparagus

Michigan asparagus is attacked by white cutworms, Euxoa scandens, and dark-sided cutworms, Euxoa messoria. Both species overwinter in Michigan, are pr... more »


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