Agronomist Wilson E. Judice of St. Mary Parish joined the American Sugar Cane League agronomy staff in April 2018. He monitors the primary and secondary seed increase stations in the Bayou Teche and northern parish sugar belt regions. He earned his bachelor (2003) and master's degree (2005, weed science) from LSU.
Judice has an extensive sugarcane background. After earning his
bachelor (2003) and master's degrees in agronomy (2005, weed science) from
Louisiana State University, he returned to Franklin, St. Mary Parish where his
family has been producing sugarcane for six generations. He has farmed
full-time for the last 13 years.
He is active in the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation, the American
Society of Sugar Cane Technologists and the Ag Leaders of Louisiana Alumni
Association. He currently serves on the LSU AgCenter St. Mary and Iberia Row
Crop Advisory Committee and the St. Mary 4-H Advisory Committee. He is also a
commissioner for the St. Mary Parish Fire Protection District Number 2 and a
director of First South Farm Credit ACA.