Louisiana: Record Sugarcane Crop Discussed at Jeanerette Meeting

🕔Feb 28, 2018High tonnage and sugar content were hot topics of discussion at an LSU AgCenter meeting for Teche area sugarcane farmers on Feb. 27. Kenneth Gravois, AgCenter sugarcane specialist, summed up […]

Louisiana: Sugar Professionals Discuss New Techniques, Strategies

🕔Feb 12, 2018On the heels of a highly successful sugarcane harvest, LSU AgCenter experts provided their insight at the annual Feburary meeting of the Louisiana Division of the American Society of Sugar […]

Louisiana: 5 Sugarcane Production Meetings in Feb.

🕔Jan 31, 2018Louisiana sugarcane farmers just finished a memorable year — one that saw them harvesting cane on a rare snow day in December and set a record for the most sugar […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane Crop Poised to Break Record

🕔Dec 19, 2017It looks as if Louisiana’s sugarcane grinding season is going to be an extended one. But there is a good reason for the late finish—an exceptional sugarcane crop. Most years, […]

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. […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Potential New Varieties, Plant Diseases Highlight Field Day

🕔Jul 20, 2017Louisiana sugarcane growers and consultants heard about new sugarcane varieties in the pipeline along with plant diseases and other topics on July 19 during the annual field day at the […]

Louisiana: Sugar Harvest Off to Good Start

🕔Oct 21, 2016The 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, 2016Sugarcane 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 […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane Producers Anxious to Finish Planting

🕔Aug 25, 2016LSU AgCenter sugarcane specialist Kenneth Gravois believes it will be some time before the full extent of the damage from recent flooding to the state’s sugarcane crop is known. If […]

Louisiana: Sugar Producers Hear Good Crop Report

🕔Jul 26, 2016Farmers attending the 54th Annual Sugarcane Field Day for St. Martin, Lafayette and St. Landry parishes on July 22 heard encouraging news with a good crop report and improved prices. […]

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