Louisiana Sugarcane: Evaluating Effects of Freeze Nov 14, 2019

🕔Nov 14, 2019The recent freeze has sugarcane growers anxious, but as of right now, the advice from the LSU AgCenter is don’t panic. Kenneth Gravois, AgCenter sugarcane specialist, said it’s too early […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Ratoon Rice Harvest in Full Swing Oct 28, 2019

🕔Oct 28, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 27, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Pointe Coupee Parish “Continued rainfall made sugarcane harvest more difficult. […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Harvest Nearing End Oct 21, 2019

🕔Oct 21, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 20, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Richard Letlow, Morehouse Parish “Five to six inches of rain last week […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Harvest Wrapping Up Oct 15, 2019

🕔Oct 15, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 13, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vince Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “The soybean harvest came to an end […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Soybean Harvest Speeds Along, Yields Disappointing Oct 7, 2019

🕔Oct 7, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 6, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vince Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “The soybean harvest continued with disappointing yields, […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Soybean Harvest in Full Swing Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 29, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Blair Hebert, Iberia Parish “Sugarcane planting was nearly complete as more sugarcane […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Turning Up the Heat for Weed Control Sep 26, 2019

🕔Sep 26, 2019Weeds are thieves. They steal nutrients, sunlight and water from our food crops. In the case of sugarcane, yield refers to the amount of biomass and the sucrose concentration of […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Needed Showers Slow Field Work Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 22, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Andrew Granger, Vermilion Parish “Rains limited sugarcane planting and hay harvest. Some […]

Ethanol Fuels Large-Scale Expansion of Brazil’s Farming Land Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019A University of Queensland-led study has revealed that future demand for ethanol biofuel could potentially expand sugarcane farming land in Brazil by five million hectares by 2030. UQ School of […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Rice Harvest Wrapping Up, Ratoon Crop Looks Good Sep 17, 2019

🕔Sep 17, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 15, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Andrew Granger, Vermilion Parish “Dry weather allowed for considerable progress in sugarcane […]

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