Louisiana Sugarcane: Evaluating Effects of Freeze Nov 14, 2019

🕔Nov 14, 2019The recent freeze has sugarcane growers anxious, but as of right now, the advice from the LSU AgCenter is don’t panic. Kenneth Gravois, AgCenter sugarcane specialist, said it’s too early […]

Sugarcane: LSU Scientists to Study Cold Tolerance in Central Louisiana Aug 21, 2019

🕔Aug 21, 2019The fields at the LSU AgCenter Dean Lee Research and Extension Center have seen all sorts of crop trials over the years — but never any involving sugarcane. That’s because […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Growers Lear About Latest Varieties, Management Strategies Jul 26, 2019

🕔Jul 26, 2019Sugarcane growers heard from several experts on growing the crop during LSU AgCenter field days in St. Martinville and Jeanerette recently (July 19 and 23). Atticus Finger, sugarcane breeder for […]

Louisiana Sugarcane Poised for Good Harvest Despite Hurricane Barry Jul 19, 2019

🕔Jul 19, 2019After escaping Hurricane Barry with minimal damage, the Louisiana sugarcane crop seems to be on track for another successful harvest. Barry, a Category 1 hurricane that made landfall July 13 […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane Acreage Likely to Increase in 2019 Feb 12, 2019

🕔Feb 12, 2019Sugarcane acreage in Louisiana is likely to increase this year after the recent successful harvest, LSU AgCenter sugarcane specialist Kenneth Gravois predicted at a recent meeting for sugarcane growers in […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane Harvest Grinds to a Successful Halt Jan 22, 2019

🕔Jan 22, 2019The 2018 Louisiana sugarcane harvest resulted in record yield in terms of tonnage but a reduced sugar recovery from last year. “When it’s all said and done, we should make […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: New Record in Sight Despite Difficult Harvest Nov 12, 2018

🕔Nov 12, 2018The 2018 Louisiana sugarcane crop has the potential to set a record if weather conditions are favorable. “We have a tremendously good crop out there,” said LSU AgCenter sugarcane specialist Kenneth […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane School Cranks Up Sep 21, 2018

🕔Sep 21, 2018Young farmers and those new to the sugarcane industry recently went back to school at the LSU AgCenter to get a better understanding of how the industry operates. Mike Salassi, […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Cover Crops Featured at Field Day Jul 27, 2018

🕔Jul 27, 2018An LSU AgCenter field day for Iberia, St. Mary and Vermilion parish sugarcane farmers on July 26 placed an emphasis on methods of improving soil health. Rogers Leonard, LSU AgCenter […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane Crop Doing Well Jul 25, 2018

🕔Jul 25, 2018With planting just around the corner, sugarcane farmers gathered on July 20 at the LSU AgCenter St. Martin Parish sugarcane field day to hear about research and new technology to […]

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