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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.

Farmers and Adversity

Farming successfully in Louisiana was, is, and will always be a challenge. The farmer must not only be a great farmer to survive, he must also be an expert financial manager, a pesticide application genius, a prudent environmentalist, a curious…

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Thibodaux native honored by League

Charley Richard, a prominent Louisiana sugarcane researcher and crop consultant, was recognized with the 2016 American Sugar Cane League President’s Award at the group’s annual meeting February 2 in Lafayette, Louisiana. It is the highest honor the League recognizes, League…

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The Boiler Man Retires

St. Martinville – Deep in the heart of the LaSuCo sugar mill, six huge boilers burn non-stop for the three and a half months of grinding season. For more than 50 years those boilers were under the control of a…

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