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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.

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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Podcast: Dr. Kenneth Gravois/2018 harvest review

LSU AgCenter Sugarcane Specialist Dr. Kenneth Gravois presents a wrap-up of the 2018 sugarcane harvest at the January 18, 2019 Iberville Parish growers' meeting. LISTEN TO THE PODCASTPhoto by Sam Irwin, American Sugarcane League Public Relations DirectorSugarcane researchers harvest the…

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Dr. Jeff Hoy on “New ground”

Sugarcane farmers notice that "new ground" (land that had not been in production) seems to make a prettier plant than "old ground." LSU AgCenter researcher Dr. Jeff Hoy talks about new ground in this 13-minute podcast. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST

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