Sugarcane Field Day
Poamoho Research Station
Dr. Ted Radovich and Dr. Noa Lincoln gave a tour of the sugarcane
growing at the Poamoho Research Station for this field day. Participants
got to view several sugarcane varieties and their differences in
coloration of the cane. The sugarcane varieties all have their own names
and stories associated with their history. The cane was juiced and
everyone got to taste freshly squeezed organic cane juice.
This field day provided:
- Observations of each of the sugarcane varieties growth characteristics
- Management practices
- Pest issues and management strategies
- Crop nutritional values
- Culinary uses
- Taste evaluations
Read the story "Sugarcane is not dead, it's different" in the Kaunana.