Louisiana Sugarcane: AgCenter Plans Winter Meetings

Sugarcane harvest. Photo; Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter

The LSU AgCenter is participating in a series of sugarcane meetings to help farmers prepare for the 2021 growing season.

The Louisiana Division of the American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists will meet virtually Feb. 2 to 3. More information is available by emailing assct@assct.org.

A meeting for Bayou Teche area growers will be held Feb. 9 at 9 a.m. To join that virtual meeting, contact LSU AgCenter county agent Blair Hebert at bherbert@agcenter.lsu.edu.

The Louisiana Agricultural Consultants Association will meet virtually on Feb. 10 to 11. Visit, here for more information.

Sugarcane farmers in Rapides, Avoyelles and St. Landry parishes are invited to attend a virtual sugarcane meeting on Feb. 23 at 9 a.m. Contact AgCenter county agent Justin Dufour at jdufour@agcenter.lsu.edu for more information.

LSU AgCenter county agent Mark Carriere is organizing an in person outdoor meeting for growers in Pointe Coupee, Iberville and West Baton Rouge parishes. Date and time are to be determined. Contact Carriere for additional information at mcarriere@agcenter.lsu.edu.




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