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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.

Sugarcane’s Economic Impact

From September 2020 through January 2021, folks in Louisiana’s sugarcane belt watched what seemed to be an endless parade of cane trucks hauling sugarcane to the mills. Ultimately, the trucks delivered 16.5 million tons of bulk cane to the state’s…

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Living on a prayer

There's a funny saying about Louisiana weather: if you don't like it, stick around, it'll change in an hour or two. You could be wearing Bermuda shorts Friday night at a football game and then bundle up in insulated camouflage…

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Farming and Capitol Hill

Sugarcane farmers know they can’t predict the yield of next year’s crop based on the previous harvest. “Every crop year is different,” they say knowingly as they plant seedcane for the next cycle. Just as every crop is different, so…

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Sugarcane farmers know they can’t predict the yield of next year’s crop based on the previous harvest. “Every crop year is different,” they say knowingly as they plant seedcane for the next cycle. Just as every crop is different, so…

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The Farming Network

Production farmers, sugarcane producers included, generally do their work in the fields and don’t necessarily come into contact with a lot of folks outside their agricultural sphere. By Jim Simon American Sugar Cane League They see their family, of course.…

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