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 joint efforts of the LSU AgCenter, the U.S. Department of
Agriculture and the American Sugar Cane League, a new sugarcane variety
called L 11-183 has been released for the 2018 planting season. READ THE STORY