Spraying asparagus in fern

Spraying asparagus in fern.

Prologue This research was performed in 2012 and since then there have been considerable advances in application technology for asparagus in fern that should be considered. Be sure to read the epilogue at the end of this article. Introduction Diseases such as purple spot can have major economic impacts for asparagus growers, and the best […]

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Herbicides in Asparagus – A homegrown solution

An asparagus grower in southern Ontario picked up a used De Cloet Hi-Boy originally used to spray tobacco. His vision was to create a three-row herbicide sprayer for asparagus and I was invited to participate. His concept was to design shrouds that would contain the herbicide, but not snag the asparagus or drag heavily on […]

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