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American Sugar Cane League manager Jim Simon met with Terrebonne and Lafourche Parish growers on January 25 and talked about the exceptional 2022 sugarcane crop and what will affect the 2023 sugar market.
Louisiana sugarcane farmers have produced a record amount of sugar this year, but three days of hard freezing temperatures at Christmas created issues for the crop still left in the field. LSU AgCenter correspondent Craig Gautreaux has this report from…
Sugarcane producer Will Bain's family farming operation was featured on This Week In Louisiana Agriculture. Here's the story from TWILA reporter Neil Melancon. Not far from the Dean Lee Research Station, sugarcane harvest is well underway. Will Bain and his…
Louisiana farmers are growing sugarcane on some of the same soil their ancestors did more than two centuries ago. The key to the resilience and success of Louisiana’s 450 cane farming families and 11 raw sugar mills is simple: “We…
Dr. Franta Majs of the LSU AgCenter discusses the importance of soil testing in Louisiana sugarcane fields at the Sugarcane Model Farm in Napoleonville, La. September 22, 2022.
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Dr. Al Orgeron of the LSU AgCenter discusses cover crops at the Sugarcane Model Farm in Napoleonville, La.; September 20, 2022.
Dr. Lisa Fultz, LSU AgCenter Soil Microbiologist; Dr. Donna Gentry, Louisiana Master Farmer Program and James Hendrix, LSU AgCenter Associate Area Agent, discuss soil at the Sugarcane Model Farm in Napoleonville, La. September 20, 2022.
Louisiana sugarcane farmers are racing to get their crop planted while simultaneously preparing for this year’s harvest, which is scheduled to begin in mid-September. LSU AgCenter correspondent Craig Gautreaux has this report from south Louisiana.
Louisiana sugarcane farmers plant whole stalks of sugarcane by hand or plant shorter stalks called billets with mechanical planters. Farmers try to get their planting done by the end of September for harvesting 12 months later.
Dr. Niranjan Baisakh talks about utilizing molecular markers in sugarcane breeding at the 2022 LSU AgCenter Sugarcane Field Day in St. Gabriel, La.