Louisiana Sugarcane: Young Farmer Streamlines As He Expands – DTN

🕔Feb 22, 2019Bobby 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, 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, 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 […]

Sugarcane: Maximizing Yields with Multispectral Imaging Technologies

🕔Dec 4, 2018When 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 Field Reports: Wrapping Up Ratoon Rice – Quality Concerns

🕔Nov 26, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 25, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Jimmy Meaux, Calcasieu Parish “Not too much rain fall during last week […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Heavy Rains Bring Unsatisfying End to Harvest

🕔Nov 13, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 11, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Point Coupee Parish “Continued rainfall made it difficult to harvest […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: New Record in Sight Despite Difficult Harvest

🕔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 Field Reports: 2nd Rice Harvest Begins, Good Initial Yields

🕔Nov 6, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 4, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Stuart Gauthier, Saint Martin Parish “Wet conditions and heavy rains kept fields […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Hurried Harvest Between Rains

🕔Oct 30, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 28, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Stuart Gauthier, Saint Martin Parish “Drying conditions toward the end of the […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Ratoon Rice Harvest – Soybean Issues

🕔Oct 22, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 21, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimmy Meaux, Calcasieu Parish “Last week was drier but the fields still […]

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