Sugarcane grows well in Louisiana's temperate climate. Breeding efforts have developed sugarcane varieties with improved cold tolerance.
Why do farmers burn in the first place? What are the benefits of burning crop residues? What will happen if farmers are not able to burn? What is a prescribed burn? What is smoke and ash management? Find these answers and more in this publication.
Inside this issue: Glyphosate Program & Rates, Drift and Surfactants, Variety Response, Treatment-to-Harvest Intervals, Application Schedule Regrowth, and more.
When you visit a raw sugar factory in Louisiana, you will see one of Louisiana’s largest, oldest and most fascinating industries in operation.
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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