Cora-Texas Mill, White Castle, La.
Sugarcane can be planted by hand.
Harvester chopping cane.
Sugarcane is grown in 22 Louisiana parishes.
A well-suited crop for south Louisiana's climate.
Louisiana produces 1.4 million tons of raw sugar. All of the raw sugar produced by Louisiana's 11 sugar mills would fill up half of the Louisiana Superdome.
The 223rd sugarcane harvest has begun. We'll be celebrating the harvest at the Louisiana Sugarcane Festival in New Iberia Sept. 26 through 30. See you at the Festival! SEE THE SCHEDULE