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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.

Dr. Gillian Eggleston on Fructan Issues

Dr. Gillian Eggleston, the director of the Audubon Sugar Institute, gave this 16-minute presentation on "Fructan: How We Underestimate This Polysaccharide in Louisiana" at the Louisiana Division of the American Society of Sugarcane Technologists meeting in Baton Rouge, February 2020.…

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2019 Freeze Assessment

Herman Waguespack Jr., research director of the American Sugar Cane League, gave this talk about the impact of the November 13, 2019 freeze on Louisiana's sugarcane crop. Waguespack made his comments at the semi-annual meeting of the American Society of…

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Jim Simon

The American Sugar Cane League represents the Louisiana sugar industry on the local, national and international stage. Jim Simon has been the manager of the League since 2004. Jim filed this August 1, 2019 report at the annual sugarcane field…

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LSU AgCenter Economist Mike Deliberto

Listen to LSU AgCenter economist Mike Deliberto with his updated 2019-20 Louisiana sugarcane market analysis on the Louisiana Sugarcane News Podcast (June 11, 2019).

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