Dr. Benjamin Leighton Legendre Sr., a native and resident of Thibodaux, LA, passed from his earthly body into heaven on July 5, 2017 at the age of 73.
Retired LSU AgCenter professor and researcher at the Audubon Sugar Institute, Dr. Donal Day, was interviewed by WRKF. The title of the story is “Turning Plants into Butanol at the Audubon Sugar Institute.” Click here for the news story.
Audubon proudly announces the addition of Post Doctoral Researcher, Dr. Giovanna DeQueiroz, to the ranks of AgCenter's prestigous Patent & PVP Club.Three added to Patent Club at a ceremony on September 10, 2006.
Dr. Jairo H. Lora, an internationally recognized expert on chemistry and production of lignin, visited Audubon on August 15, 2006 and gave an informal presentation on “Lignin: Chemistry Production Market”.
Of all the U.S. sugar-producing areas,Louisiana is the oldest and most historic. Sugarcane arrived in Louisiana in1751 with the Jesuit priests who planted it near where their church now stands on Baronne Street in New Orleans. The Louisiana sugarcane industry is in its third century of uninterrupted sugar production.
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