Louisiana: Sugarcane Planting Off to Successful Start Aug 14, 2020

🕔Aug 14, 2020
Good weather has allowed sugarcane farmers to get started planting their new crop. LSU AgCenter sugarcane specialist Kenneth Gravois said July was wet. “These first two weeks in August have been drier, […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Aphid Infestations Lead to Temporary Insecticide Approval Jul 22, 2020

🕔Jul 22, 2020
Louisiana sugarcane growers received an exemption to use an insecticide to combat severe aphid infestations. The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry submitted the crisis exemption, and the Environmental Protection […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: 2020 Crop Off to Good Start May 21, 2020

🕔May 21, 2020
The LSU AgCenter sugarcane specialist said farmers are pleased with the progress of the current crop. Kenneth Gravois said farmers have benefitted from favorable weather and good growing conditions since planting […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Prior Harvest Affected 2019 Crop Jan 10, 2020

🕔Jan 10, 2020
Kenneth Gravois, LSU AgCenter sugarcane specialist, said the muddy 2018 harvest affected the recent sugarcane crop with reduced cane tonnage. “It was a light crop,” Gravois said. “Anytime you have […]

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

🕔Jul 19, 2019
After 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: Young Farmer Streamlines As He Expands – DTN Feb 22, 2019

🕔Feb 22, 2019
Bobby Morris heads out early on hot and humid Louisiana summer mornings to inspect his sugarcane fields. You can hear the cane growing, he says, more than an inch per […]

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

🕔Feb 12, 2019
Sugarcane 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, 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 […]

Sugarcane: Maximizing Yields with Multispectral Imaging Technologies Dec 4, 2018

🕔Dec 4, 2018
When it comes to profitable sugarcane, the goal of every grower is to achieve the highest possible sucrose yield at the lowest production cost possible. Sugarcane yields correlate with nitrogen […]

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 […]

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