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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.


11/6/2018 8:16:55 AM
Dr. Jeff HoySugarcane 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 10 minute podcast. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST

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10/3/2018 6:00:14 PM
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9/26/2018 11:04:15 AM
Donald Segura and Shelby SeguraDonald Segura, chosen as King Sucrose,talks about his farming life and what sugarcane means to him, his family and his community. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST

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9/14/2018 12:31:20 PM
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9/4/2018 5:11:31 PM
Taylor Blanchard cover crops

Taylor Blanchard, a young sugarcane producer from the Iberia, St. Mary area. Taylor spoke to a gathered group of farmers and researchers at the July 2018 LSU AgCenter Sugarcane Field Day. Taylor talked about the benefits of planting cover crops in sugarcane country. HEAR THE PODCAST



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8/9/2018 4:14:11 PM
Lane Blanchard, sugarcane farmer 2018On July 26, 2018, the Sugarcane News traveled to the LSU AgCenter St. Mary, Iberia and Vermilion Parish sugarcane field day and recorded farmer Lane Blanchard speaking on heat treating seed cane. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST

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8/7/2018 4:17:23 PM
Dr. Michael Pontif 2018Dr. Al Orgeron and Dr Michael Pontif of the LSU AgCenter spoke at the Assumption Parish Sugarcane Field Day on their research. HEAR THE PODCAST

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8/2/2018 11:08:03 AM
Viator Family 2018This is the story of four brothers, Dudley, Wilson, Roy and J.C. Viator, who started farming in Iberia Parish in the 1940s. HEAR THE PODCAST

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