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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.

The Next Generation

Right now, the next generation of Louisiana sugarcane producers is getting their start as farmers, milling professionals, and researchers. It’s the circle of life in the sugarcane world. One of these young producers is 24-year-old Lee Hymel of Vacherie, a…

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Experimental Seedling Planting 2021

Seedling planting 2021 American Sugar Cane League agronomists team up with variety breeding researchers at the USDA and LSU AgCenter sugarcane farms to place parent plants in special greenhouses to flower for pollination and seed production. Those seeds are planted…

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