In 2020, Louisiana sugarcane growers produced more than two million tons of sugar, a new record for any year, but especially amazing during a pandemic. In April of this year, the LSU AgCenter released two new sugarcane varieties, 885 and…
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.
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The news team at This Week in Louisiana Agriculture filed this report on the upcoming sugarcane harvest and new variety H-O 13-739.
Neil Melancon of This Week In Louisiana Agriculture filed this story about what it takes to get a sugarcane mill up and running for the fall grinding season.
Avery Davidson of This Week in Louisiana Agriculture filed this story on the LSU Ag Leadership class's visit to Thailand. Here's the lede to the video story: In 2019, the Thai sugar industry produced 14 million metric tons of refined…
Neil Melancon of This Week in Louisiana Agriculture traveled down the Mississippi River and filed this story on Gramercy's sugar-making heritage. WATCH THE VIDEO
Temperatures dipped below freezing November 12-13 and it could have an effect on the sugarcane harvest which won't be completed until the end of December and most likely run over into January. Here's a report from This Week In Louisiana…
This Week In Louisiana Agriculture reporter Neil Melancon traveled to Gramercy, La. and filed this report on the Louisiana Sugar Refining operation.
This Week In Louisiana Agriculture reporter Neil Melancon filed this story on the 2019 sugarcane harvest from the Louisiana Sugarcane Cooperative (LASUCA) in St. Martinville. This Week In Louisiana Agriculture airs weekly across the state and nationally on the RFD-TV…
This Week In Louisiana Agriculture visited with sugarcane farmer Bobby Morris in West Baton Rouge and got his take on the first three weeks of the harvest.
Neil Melancon of This Week in Louisiana Agriculture filed this great video story on the start of the sugarcane harvest in south Louisiana.
Reporter Karl Wiggers of This Week in Louisiana Agriculture filed this great story on sugarcane planting season.
How did the Louisiana sugarcane crop fare after the August flood of 2016? Not bad at all. This Week in Louisiana Agriculture's A.J. Sabine reports from Youngsville.