Posts Tagged ‘ asparagus ’

Asparagus Day March 14.

February 26, 2019

Asparagus Day March 14. #OceanaCountyAsparagusDay NEW ERA – Michigan State University (MSU) Extension and the Michigan Asparagus Industry Research Farm Advisory Committee have scheduled this year’s Oceana Asparagus Day for Thursday, March 14, at the New Era Reformed Church, 4775 First St., from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. This workshop brings together MSU researchers and industry representatives from inside and…

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Get in the ‘spear-it’ for the 45th Annual National Asparagus Festival.

June 6, 2018

Get in the ‘spear-it’ for the 45th Annual National Asparagus Festival. #NationalAsparagusFestival. HART — Enjoy the longest running asparagus festival in the country during this weekend’s 45th Annual National Asparagus Festival. The festival is the official kick-off to summer in Oceana County. Oceana County is known as “The Asparagus Capital of the Nation” and is one of the leading areas…

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The Land: Asparagus packing, a new generation of farming at Oomen Bros.

June 13, 2017

  The Land: Asparagus packing, a new generation of farming at Oomen Bros. #TheLand #OceanaCountyAgriculture. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. The Land is a monthly series that focuses on the agriculture industry in Oceana County.  CRYSTAL TOWNSHIP — Oomen Bros. Inc. is a four generation 2,000-acre farm located in eastern Oceana County that farms 300 acres of asparagus. Five years ago,…

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Asparagus workers victims of car break-ins.

June 9, 2017

Asparagus workers victims of car break-ins. #OceanaCountyCrime HART — The Oceana County Sheriff’s Office is investigating several larcenies from vehicles that belong to farm employees who are picking asparagus, stated Lt. Shane Hasty. “While those employees are at the far end of the field, the suspect(s) approach the vehicles and go through their belongings, taking money. We are looking for…

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