Agriculture: Asparagus Pest Management Guidelines

First Year Through Dormant Season

This year-round IPM program covers the major pests of fresh asparagus and nursery production of crowns in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, Central Coast, southern San Joaquin Valley, and southern desert valleys.

About First Year Through Dormant Season

What should you be doing during this time?

Chop and incorporate, or burn where allowed, any fern growth.

Destroy volunteer asparagus outside the field.

Manage weeds according to the Pest Management Guidelines.

Text Updated: 09/11