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Washington asparagus production guide

Robert E. Thornton

Washington asparagus production guide

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Published by Washington State University Cooperative Extension in [Pullman?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asparagus

  • Edition Notes

    Title from cover.

    Statement[by Robert Thornton, William Ford, and Ray Dyck with assistance from the Washington Asparagus Growers Association].
    SeriesEB / Cooperative Extension, College of Agriculture, Washington State University -- EB 0997., Extension bulletin (Washington State University. Cooperative Extension) -- 997.
    ContributionsFord, William., Dyck, Ray., Washington Asparagus Growers Association.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. :
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17609332M
    OCLC/WorldCa11837620

    To prevent it, remove died-back foliage as early as possible, especially through burning. They will most likely be very tiny — only pencil-thin in circumference, or thinner — and you will not want to pick them at all, at least for the first year. Mulch to discourage weeds and keep bed weed-free. Acidic soils can be limed while for heavy soils you can consider having it raised.

    For instance, Michigan tart cherry growers, which produce percent of the domestic crop annually, are currently experiencing record low prices. They are heavy feeders that need good nutrition and irrigation. Mulching the beds is a great way to maintain moisture as well as keep the weeds away. Corn is pollinated by wind, so if it is planted in long, single rows, you may not get good pollination. Fromimports of dried tart cherries rose by 1 million pounds.

    As the weather turns cool, they become brown and dried. Wire worms and carrot rust fly maggots will burrow into the root, effectively ruining it. Harvest before frost; store cool and dry, not cold. After a few days, harrowing should be done times. Slugs love the peppers, and aphids like the leaves.


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If digging a trench or rut in a row for 5 crowns, for example, you may want to prepare a bed with a foot row. The thing to remember is that you are growing them for their leafy parts, so they need plenty of nitrogen and water to grow fast.

Good fertility and plenty of water will produce big fruits. No major pests or diseases. Cauliflower seems to be more attractive to the fly that is responsible for root maggots.

It starts with a small gray patch on one leaf; soon there are more. Onions Onions need full sun and prefer light soil high in organic matter. You will need at least eight hours of sun. It takes a few years to become established but thrives in U. You can prune the asparagus plants to reduce wind damage.

When Michigan farmers have a level playing field, they can compete with anyone in the world. After the second year, you can harvest asparagus spears for four to eight weeks or until they become about the size of a pencil.

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