Louisiana Sugarcane: Harvest in the Path of Hurricane Delta Pauses Oct 8, 2020

🕔Oct 8, 2020
Chad Hanks started harvesting his sugarcane crop on Sept. 29, a week behind schedule. The Lafayette-area farmer said he waited for Hurricane Sally to pass before getting into his fields. […]

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

🕔Jan 22, 2019
The 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, 2018
The 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: Maximizing Harvest with the Right Blade Jan 17, 2018

🕔Jan 17, 2018
You wouldn’t use the same knife to cut through a thick steak as you would to slice an angel food cake, right? Although that may be a ridiculous comparison, the […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane Harvest Doing Well at Halfway Point Nov 14, 2017

🕔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. […]

Louisiana: Sugar Harvest Off to Good Start Oct 21, 2016

🕔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 […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Aug. Flooding Hinders Harvest, Prevents Planting Oct 18, 2016

🕔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 […]

Florida: Early Planting Underway – USDA Mar 7, 2016

🕔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 […]

Florida: Spring Planting Prep Underway as Weather Permits – USDA Feb 22, 2016

🕔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 […]

Florida: Ample Rainfall, High Winds – USDA Jan 19, 2016

🕔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 […]

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