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Michigan asparagus growers are fending off competition from imports and battling for long-term survival while leaning on H-2A for labor needs and moving an increasing percentage of asparagus on the fresh market.
Jun 07, 2019 by Tom Karst
Ken Wall, owner of Sandy Shore Farms Ltd., says the one-man Mantis cart his company helped bring to market is resulting in 200% improved efficiencies compared to the standard three or five-man cart.
Jun 06, 2019 by Cynthia David
Michigan asparagus season has started, following a cool spring that gave growers some extra time to prepare fields.
May 13, 2019 by Chris Koger
Asparagus and sweet corn company Jacobs, Malcolm & Burtt, San Ramon, Calif., has hired Donald Alford in sales.
Apr 30, 2019 by Chris Koger
The weather is no longer the biggest challenge facing asparagus growers in California as they prepare for this year’s anticipated March-to-summer harvest season.
Jan 23, 2019 by Carol Lawrence