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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.

Gene Adolph: Farming and Nature

“Farming is a lifestyle that put me in touch with nature, which I see as a privilege.” Gene Adolph The average size of the Louisiana sugarcane farm is 1,000 acres so that makes Gene Adolph’s farm an average-sized farm. But…

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The Vallot Family

Grower Profile: The Vallot Family "They've seen the Vallots work hard all these years."     It’s fair to say the Grosse Isle community of Vermilion Parish is the “country” and it’s where the Vallot family has been farming sugarcane…

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Raw Sugar Wagon

That golden hill behind this truck is raw sugar. By the end of the sugarcane harvest, this warehouse, which is about the size of a football field, will be filled with raw sugar. The truck/trailer will eventually haul all of…

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