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.
The 223rd sugarcane harvest was 55 percent complete as of Nov. 24. The harvest is projected to bring in 16.2 million tons of sugarcane. READ THE CROP REPORT