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AgNIC Asparagus: Production

MSU maintains the site for asparagus culture information within the AgNIC alliance. The site contains links to information and provides the opportunity to ask reference questions.

Commercial Production

MSU Links:

Michigan State University: MSU Extension Asparagus
Michigan State University: MSU Extension Asparagus More info
Michigan State University: MSU Extension Asparagus Preservation
Michigan State University: Vegetable Crop Alerts
Commercial Production of Asparagus in Michigan This bulletin contains information on how to start and maintain a commercial asparagus operation in Michigan. 9 pp.1968. Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current recommendations.
Cost of Asparagus Production in Western Michigan, Staff Paper 2002-42, November 2002. This bulletin was developed to help producers as well as educators and agribusinesses working with producers estimate costs of production and expected profit based on "typical" asparagus management strategies found in northwestern Michigan. 15 pp.

Other Links:

North Carolina State University: Information for Asparagus
New England Vegetable Management Guide - Asparagus
Ohio State University: Asparagus Production Management and Marketing Bulletin 826
Ohio State University: Ohio Vegetable Production Guide
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs: Postharvest Handling and Storage of Asparagus
Penn State University: Agricultural Alternatives: Asparagus Production
UC Davis: Postharvest Technology Research Information Center: Green Asparagus: Recommendations for Maintaining Postharvest Quality
University of California: Asparagus Production in California
University of Minnesota: Growing Asparagus in Minnesota - A Production Guide
USDA: U.S. Terminal Market Price and Supply Reports

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