Cora-Texas Mill, White Castle, La.
Sugarcane can be planted by hand.
Harvester chopping cane.
Sugarcane is grown in 22 Louisiana parishes.
A well-suited crop for south Louisiana's climate.
Louisiana produces 1.4 million tons of raw sugar. All of the raw sugar produced by Louisiana's 11 sugar mills would fill up half of the Louisiana Superdome.
Michael G. Melancon of Breaux Bridge was elected president of the American Sugar Cane League. Herman Waguespack Jr. was promoted to senior agronomist. READ THE STORY