Costs and Returns for Producing Michigan Asparagus (E3315)

The goal of Costs and Returns for Producing Michigan Asparagus was to create a budget accounting for the transformed Michigan asparagus industry, which now includes significant spear and fresh-market production.

The goal of Costs and Returns for Producing Michigan Asparagus was to create a budget accounting for the transformed Michigan asparagus industry, which now includes significant spear and fresh-market production. The bulletin provides the industry an updated, unbiased cost of production as of 2015, highlights changes in costs and returns since 2009, estimates the cost of housing labor to the producer and shows cash flow over time for a typical asparagus planting. It includes helpful tables and an appendix with annual budgets from the year before planting all the way to Year 13.

 

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