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AgNIC Asparagus: Additional Information

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.

Miscellaneous Information

MSU Links:

Research Studies on Asparagus / Randolph M. Beaudry
2010 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO and the Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo: Asparagus session
2009 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO and the Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo: Asparagus session
2008 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO and the Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo: Asparagus session
2007 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO and the Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo: Asparagus session
2006 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO and the Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo: Asparagus session
2005 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO and the Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo: Asparagus session
2004 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO and the Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo: Asparagus session
2003 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO and the Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo: Asparagus session
2002 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO and the Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo: All vegetables including the asparagus session
2001 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO and the Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo: All vegetables including the asparagus session

Michigan Statistics Links:

Michigan Asparagus Tables 2010. Michigan NASS tabulation. 2 pages
Michigan Asparagus 2010 Survey. Michigan NASS tabulation. 12 pages.

Other National Links:

Integrated Crop and Pest Management Guidelines for Commercial Vegetable Production - Asparagus: Recommended Varieties, Planting Methods, Fertility, Harvesting, Disease Management, Insect Management, Weed Management
Texas A&M University: Asparagus (FAQ)
Texas A&M University: Asparagus Seed Picture
University of Minnesota: Commercial Postharvest Handling of Fresh Market Asparagus (Asparagus officinalis)
Asparagus: An Economic Assessment of the Feasibility of Providing Multiple-Peril Crop Insurance. Prepared by the Economic Research Service, USDA in cooperation with the University of California for the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, Diane Bertelsen et al. August 3, 1994. 62 pages

International Links:

FAOSTAT - World Production Statistics of Crops (including Asparagus) by Country
FAOSTAT - World Producer Prices of Crops (including Asparagus) by Country
FAOSTAT - World Trade Statistics, Crops and livestock products

Agro-industries characterization and appraisal: Asparagus in Peru by Luz Díaz Rios. Agricultural Management, Marketing, and Finance Working Document 23. FAO, 2007. 68 pages.

World Asparagus Situation & Outlook, August 2005. FAO, Horticultural & Tropical Products Division, 5 pages
U.S. and World Situation: Fresh and Processed Asparagus, 2005. A PowerPoint presentation, 15 slides. FAO, Horticultural & Tropical Products Division

International reports on asparagus are available through the FAS Attache Reports search engine, part of FAS Global Agricultural Information Network (GAIN)

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