Cold weather hits asparagus season

The cold temperatures this spring have hit this year’s asparagus crop, cutting the harvest so far by around 50%, according to the national asparagus committee on Monday.

The smaller crop has hurt jobs and farmers’ incomes and asparagus itself has gone up in price this year, news agency ANP said.

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