sugarcane fungus http://wwno.org en Sugarcane disease new to Louisiana found http://wwno.org/post/sugarcane-disease-new-louisiana-found <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The LSU AgCenter says a sugarcane fungus new to Louisiana has been identified in two fields. It&#39;s called orange rust.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Plant pathologist Jeff Hoy says sugarcane experts had expected the wind-borne fungus earlier since it was first identified in the United States five years ago in Florida.</p> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 16:44:08 +0000 JANET McCONNAUGHEY | The Associated Press 15433 at http://wwno.org