Louisiana: Global Issues Hit Home with High Fuel, Fertilizer Costs Mar 16, 2022

🕔Mar 16, 2022
At St. Louis Planting Co. in Iberville Parish, Patrick Frischhertz is busy checking off the list of usual springtime chores at a sugarcane farm: preparing rows for planting and applying […]

Louisiana: AgCenter Researchers Awarded Grants Totaling $1.5Mln Jan 27, 2022

🕔Jan 27, 2022
LSU AgCenter researchers have recently been awarded three U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture grants totaling more than $1.5 million to study diseases and pests destructive […]

Louisiana: LSU AgCenter Hires Agronomist for Sugarcane, Soybeans Jan 14, 2022

🕔Jan 14, 2022
Andre Reis was born and raised in the big city of Sao Paulo, Brazil, but at 16, he decided he wanted to go to the countryside and study agriculture. His […]

Louisiana: Farm Finances – Tools  for Farmers to Monitor Their Bottom Lines Nov 11, 2021

🕔Nov 11, 2021
With agricultural input costs on a rapid rise and the volatility of current commodity markets, farmers are having to tighten their belts to stay in the black. To navigate the […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane Field Day Focuses on Sustainability Oct 29, 2021

🕔Oct 29, 2021
The LSU AgCenter hosted a sugarcane field day at Dugas Farm, Inc. on Oct. 20 in Assumption Parish. The field day was supported by the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation. The […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Cautious Optimism Marks Start of Soggy Harvest Oct 14, 2021

🕔Oct 14, 2021
According to statistics from the American Sugar Cane League in Thibodaux, approximately 463,000 acres of cane were harvested by 417 farms in Louisiana in 2020. With an average of 8,568 […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane Field Day, Napoleonville, Oct. 20 Oct 5, 2021

🕔Oct 5, 2021
The LSU AgCenter will host a Sugarcane Field Day on Oct. 20 at Keith Dugas Farm in Assumption Parish. The forum is supported by the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation and […]

Louisiana Ag Suffers at Least $584M in Damage from Hurricane Ida Sep 23, 2021

🕔Sep 23, 2021
The Louisiana agriculture industry has suffered at least $584 million in damage after Hurricane Ida walloped the southeastern portion of the state last month with strong winds and flooding, according […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Wet Weather, New Varieties Highlight Field Day Discussions Aug 4, 2021

🕔Aug 4, 2021
The story of the past two years in Louisiana sugarcane production has been a tale of two very different seasons for farmers. After tallying a bumper harvest from late September […]

Louisiana: Assessing Freeze Damage to Crops, Livestock, Crawfish Mar 3, 2021

🕔Mar 3, 2021
The LSU AgCenter is surveying agricultural producers to estimate damage totals resulting from last month’s freezing weather. The recent freezing weather came just as farmers were getting back on their […]

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