Economic Value of Prescribed Burning to the Louisiana Sugarcane Industry

Michael Salassi, Deliberto, Michael, Gravois, Kenneth  |  10/9/2014 12:08:31 AM

In Louisiana, prescribed burning is widely used in sugarcane production to reduce the amount of excess plant material associated with the harvest, transportation and processing of sugarcane into raw sugar and molasses. The annual economic value of prescribed burning to the Louisiana sugarcane industry is estimated to be approximately $120 million per year. (PDF Format Only)
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