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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.

Sugarcane flowers

Sugarcane is a grass and will produce a flower. In Louisiana, the growing season is so short, the plant does not normally flower but 2018 is unusual. VIEW THE COMPLETE GALLERYThe sugarcane pictured above is grown at the USDA ARS…

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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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