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 […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: ‘Wait and See’ Approach to Freeze Damage Feb 19, 2021

🕔Feb 19, 2021
More than 60 hours of subfreezing temperatures, including lows in the mid- to lower teens in the northern region of the Louisiana sugarcane belt, has many growers concerned about the […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane Farmers Meet Virtually to Prepare for 2021 Feb 11, 2021

🕔Feb 11, 2021
After completing a successful harvest, sugarcane farmers in the Bayou Teche area met online Feb. 9 with LSU AgCenter experts to find out what they should be doing to prepare […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: AgCenter Plans Winter Meetings Jan 29, 2021

🕔Jan 29, 2021
The LSU AgCenter is participating in a series of sugarcane meetings to help farmers prepare for the 2021 growing season. The Louisiana Division of the American Society of Sugar Cane […]

Louisiana: A 135-Year History Of Evaluating Sugarcane Varieties Nov 3, 2020

🕔Nov 3, 2020
In parishes across south Louisiana, fall signals the start of “grinding season” — the time when farmers harvest their sugarcane crop and carry it to one of 11 mills where […]

Louisiana: Assessing Crops in Hurricane Delta’s Aftermath Oct 14, 2020

🕔Oct 14, 2020
Hurricane Delta cut a similar path through Louisiana as Hurricane Laura, with many crops still in the field affected by the second major storm to hit the state in six […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Harvest in the Path of Hurricane Delta Pauses Oct 8, 2020

🕔Oct 8, 2020
Chad Hanks started harvesting his sugarcane crop on Sept. 29, a week behind schedule. The Lafayette-area farmer said he waited for Hurricane Sally to pass before getting into his fields. […]

Atrazine’s Proposed Label Includes Drift And Inversion Stipulations – DTN Sep 23, 2020

🕔Sep 23, 2020
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced on Friday interim mitigation measures for atrazine and two related herbicides, propazine and simazine, during an agriculture event in Missouri.

Nufarm Launches Panther MTZ – “A More Effective Load Of Metribuzin” Sep 1, 2020

🕔Sep 1, 2020
Nufarm Americas, Inc. this week announced the launch of Panther MTZ herbicide. Panther MTZ is the latest in Nufarm’s portfolio of Panther herbicides formulated to help growers gain weed management […]

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