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Louisiana: Sugarcane Harvest Doing Well at Halfway Point

Louisiana: Sugarcane Harvest Doing Well at Halfway Point

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Nov 14, 2017

The 2017 Louisiana sugarcane crop is meeting expectations as the harvest approaches the halfway point. “Tonnage is good, and sugar recovery is good,” said LSU AgCenter sugarcane specialist Kenneth Gravois. “For both of them to be good in the same

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Louisiana: Sugar Harvest Off to Good Start

Louisiana: Sugar Harvest Off to Good Start

👤By Rick Bogren and Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Oct 21, 2016

The 2016 sugarcane harvest is off to a great start, said LSU AgCenter sugarcane specialist Kenneth Gravois. “Harvest is underway, and weather is good,” Gravois said. “Dry weather this fall has been a real plus.” The final weeks of the

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Louisiana Sugarcane: Aug. Flooding Hinders Harvest, Prevents Planting

Louisiana Sugarcane: Aug. Flooding Hinders Harvest, Prevents Planting

👤By Allie Doise, Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation 🕔Oct 18, 2016

Sugarcane farmers across Louisiana are in full swing, working to deliver their crop to the mill and assessing the damage of the August flooding. Fields in Youngsville were saturated with more than 22 inches of rain over two days in

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Florida: Early Planting Underway – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 7, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 6, 2015. Weather Summary: According to Florida’s Automated Weather Network (FAWN), rainfall ranged from no rainfall in numerous stations to 1.32 inch De Funiak (Walton County). FAWN average rainfall was 0.17

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Florida: Spring Planting Prep Underway as Weather Permits – USDA

Florida: Spring Planting Prep Underway as Weather Permits – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Feb 22, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending February 21, 2016. Weather Summary: According to Florida’s Automated Weather Network (FAWN), rainfall ranged from 0.06 inch in Okahumpka, (Lake County), to 1.67 inch in Fort Lauderdale (Broward County). As per the

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Florida: Ample Rainfall, High Winds – USDA

Florida: Ample Rainfall, High Winds – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 19, 2016

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending January 17, 2016. Weather Summary: According to Florida’s Automated Weather Network (FAWN), rainfall ranged from 0.28 inches in Jay (Santa Rosa), to 4.49 inches in North Port (Sarasota County). Average rainfall for

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Louisiana Sugarcane: Rain Plays Havoc with Harvest

Louisiana Sugarcane: Rain Plays Havoc with Harvest

👤By Craig Gautreaux, LSU AgCenter 🕔Nov 4, 2015

When the sugarcane harvest in Louisiana started in late September, growers were harvesting upright stalks, enjoying exceptional sugar recovery levels and fighting dusty conditions in the field. After two rain events over consecutive weekends, it has become a reversal of

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