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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.

ATVs and Sugarcane Planting

Farm safety is of paramount concern now that sugarcane planting is in full swing and the motoring public needs to be aware, said Mike Daigle, president of the American Sugar Cane League. "Right now farmers are in the fields cutting…

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ASCL supports anti-flooding resolution

The American Sugar Cane League (ASCL) passed a resolution encouraging the United States Army Corps of Engineers to look at ways to protect sugarcane and other agricultural farmland in Louisiana’s Sugar Belt.In recent years sugarcane farmers have suffered from abnormal…

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A Farmer’s Prayer

NEW IBERIA, LA.- When ancient farmers planted their crops, they paid homage to God, and they have been doing so ever since. Catholicism and sugarcane have been linked ever since the Jesuits prayed for sugarcane success when they first planted…

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Harvest Is Here

If it’s September in south Louisiana, a lot of wonderful traditions are taking place. There is football season, of course! Also, who doesn’t love the beginning of gumbo weather? And don’t forget the sugarcane harvest. This is the time that…

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