LSU AgCenter sugarcane breeder Dr. Michael Pontif talks about the newly-released commercial sugarcane varieties that are available to the Louisiana sugarcane industry.
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Here's a photo gallery from the 2021 LSU AgCenter Lafourche-Terrebonne Sugarcane Field Day.
Photos from the 2021 LSU AgCenter Sugarcane Field Day.
Here is the photo gallery from the 51st Assumption Parish Sugarcane Field Day, July 13, 2021. Photos by Sam Irwin.
Louisiana sugarcane's fall advertising campaign is taking shape. Here's the "long form" video that will be featured on social media in 2021.
In 2020, Louisiana sugarcane growers produced more than two million tons of sugar, a new record for any year, but especially amazing during a pandemic. In April of this year, the LSU AgCenter released two new sugarcane varieties, 885 and…
With a $3 billion economic impact on the state, you can make a pretty good argument sugarcane is Louisiana's #1 crop!
Chemical engineer Maria del Carmen Perez discusses "How Seasonal Sucrose Losses Varied Across Clarification in Three Louisiana Sugarcane Factories in 2019" at the 2021 virtual winter meeting of the Louisiana Division of the American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists
Drs. Stephania Imbachi-Ordonez and Gillian Eggleston present "Control of Dextran and Fructose at Louisiana Sugarcane Factories with Commercial Biocides" at the 2021 virtual winter meeting of the Louisiana Division of the American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists
Herman Waguespack, research director of the American Sugar Cane League, talks about IR-4, the interregional research #4 project on the specialty crops program.
Dr. Doug Spaunhorst of the USDA and Dr. Al Orgeron of the LSU AgCenter presented Herbicide Schemes for Managing Itchgrass After Planting at the 2021 winter meeting of the Louisiana Division of the American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists.