Louisiana Field Reports: Planting Underway as Fields Dry

🕔Mar 20, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 18, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Pointe Coupee Parish “Certain areas of the parish were starting […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane, Wheat Crops Withstand Freeze

🕔Jan 8, 2018Louisiana farmers and experts are remaining “cautiously optimistic” that the recent freezing weather did not significantly damage the state’s sugarcane or wheat crops. Most of the state’s sugarcane mills completed […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane Harvest Doing Well at Halfway Point

🕔Nov 14, 2017The 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. […]

Southwest Louisiana Farmers Scramble Ahead of Approaching Hurricane

🕔Aug 25, 2017Agricultural producers are scrambling across southwest Louisiana to protect their livelihoods, making final preparations in case Hurricane Harvey hits Louisiana. Keith Savoie, LSU AgCenter extension agent in Cameron Parish, said […]

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