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The 2014 Louisiana Sugarcane Educational Packet
One Sweet History
From the Field to the Table
Sugar - Captured Sunshine
A Closer Look at Sugar
More Than Just Sweet Taste
Where Does Sugar Come From?
A Sweet Part of a Healthy Diet
It's Sweet to the Environment
From the Cane Field to Your Sugar Bowl!
- Starring Farmer Joe and Marie
Raising Cane in Louisiana
Educational Video Information
Sugar's Place in Healthful Eating Patterns
Use this science-based brochure from The Sugar
Association to make nutrition and diet decisions for
The 2017-18 Louisiana Sugarcane Industry Media Kit
Read the eight-page pamphlet that tells you everything you need to know about the 2017-18 Louisiana sugarcane season. A great downloadable resource for teachers and folks who just want to know. The media kit contains all of the topics listed below. Includes a map of the 24 cane-producing parishes, production data, farm data, sugar mill infomation and FAQs.
Map of Louisiana's Sugarcane Producing Parishes
A holdover from Louisiana's French colonial past, our counties are called parishes. Normally, sugarcane is grown commercially in 23 parishes, but in 2017, farmers grew sugarcane in Concordia Parish. Here is a map that lists all 24 sugarcane producing parishes.
Louisiana Sugarcane Production Data 1976-2017
Pelican State sugarcane growers have been producing sugarcane for commercial purposed since 1795 and before that when the Jesuits planted cane in 1765 for their own use.
From Louisiana Sugarcane Fields to Your Sugar Bowl
Sugar is pure, contains no man-made chemical or warning labels, is 100% natural, and is less than 16 calories per teaspoon.
Louisiana Sugarcane Statistics
For 2017, the average Louisiana sugarcane farm was 1,000 planted acres.
Louisiana Sugarcane Production
A primer on how sugarcane is planted and harvested in the Bayou State.
First the sugarcane stalk is milled...
Frequently Asked Questions About Sugar
Sugar is sucrose...and everything else...