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You've found Sugarcane in the News, the home of the official American Sugar Cane League press releases and other news stories about the sugar industry. In this section you will find links to the Sugar News, our email newsletter about the the people who have made sugarcane the Louisiana's number one crop for more than two centuries. You can sign up to receive the Sugar News in your mailbox here.

There's also a link to The Sugar Bulletin, the League's monthly magazine, and its advertising rates and subscrption information. The Sugar Bulletin has been published since 1922 and you can research the sugar industry archives by clicking here or in the drop list to the left. The American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists archives are also available.

Check back frequently to stay up to date on breaking news, legislative issues and other important information about the sugar industry.

Farmers go to Washington

Louisiana’s sugar farmers and millers have been producing a reliable source of America’s favorite ingredient for centuries but so have our foreign competitors. Our producers thrive in the face of adversity. We grow a profitable crop in nine months while…

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NIR Implementation Update on Louisiana Cane Payment System

Stephania Imbachi-Ordonez and Angela Alarcon-Rodriguez of the Audubon Sugar Institute present an update on the NIR implementation into the Louisiana sugarcane payment system at the Louisiana branch meeting of the American Society of Sugarcane Technologists in February 2024 in Baton…

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2023 Louisiana Sugarcane Crop Summary

The Louisiana Sugarcane Industry has now completed 229 years of commercial sugar production. Considering it’s the northernmost sugarcane growing region in the world, that’s certainly something to be proud of. Growing a tropical crop in Louisiana’s temperate environment has always…

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