March 11, 2021
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


MSU Extension will be holding the 2021 Oceana Asparagus Day virtually on Thursday, March 11, 2021.    Participants will learn about updated pest control, managing root rot, nitrogen management, asparagus research activities taking place at the Asparagus Research Farm, new asparagus marketing campaign and outlooks for 2021.  This year's program will include a presentation from Claire Donkin, Global Plant Genetics Ltd, on a UK perspective on varietal performance. 

This year's program will be free.  This program has been awarded MDARD 3 RUP credits for Private Core, Commercial Core or Category 1B. CCA credits have been requested. RUP credits are available only to Michigan residents.  Participants must attend the live meeting for the entire time period to be awarded credit hours.  Partial credit will not be awarded.    

Registration for 2021 Virtual Oceana Asparagus Day is open.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on March 11, 2021.


Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For information, contact Oceana MSU Extension at 231-873-2129; Ben Werling at werlingb@msu.edu; or Kathy Walicki at walicki@msu.edu.