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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Northeast vegetable farms diversify to survive

Dave Marchant has met the challenges associated with operating a wholesale organic vegetable farm on the Lamoille River in Fairfax, Vt.Now in its 21st... 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 fa... more »

Specialty crops targeted in emerging Farm Bill

Representatives of specialty crops in Michigan have voiced support for the efforts of U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Michigan, to push through a farm bi... more »

Michigan asparagus takes hit from May frost

Early indications were that Michigan's asparagus crop would be impacted by a frost event that struck May 13.Ken Nye, executive director of the Michiga... more »

Michigan asparagus growers support marketing effort

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) announced asparagus producers have voted to continue the Michigan Asparagus Indus... more »

Michigan asparagus growers eye good price bump

Favorable market conditions are leading to a nickel-a-pound price hike from Michigan's asparagus handlers in 2013, a figure that industry leaders hope... more »

Michigan asparagus growers get 2013 prices

Michigan asparagus growers will get 78 cents per pound (cash) from the state's asparagus handlers this year – 79.5 cents per pound with payment ... more »

Vegetable council hands out awards during Great Lakes EXPO

The Michigan Vegetable Council (MVC) handed out two awards during the annual banquet of the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO.Master... more »

New MVC president wants to tackle labor, public relations

Ralph Oomen is in line to become the next president of the Michigan Vegetable Council (MVC). Currently the vice president, he'll start his two-year te... more »

Sweet corn, peaches pair well for Ohio grower

There aren't many young fruit and vegetable growers out there, and it worries Gordon Hahn. Hahn, 55, grows fruit, vegetable and grain crops in Huron, ... more »


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