Click on the links below to enjoy the American Sugar Cane League videos. We look forward to continuing to provide new videos that relate to the sugar industry with information that is both educational and entertaining.
Explore the Louisiana sugarcane field with Farmer Joe and Marie. School children of all ages will learn how sugarcane is magically transformed into sugar on this journey down the cane rows, up into the the sugar mill and all the way to your breakfast table.
Ever wonder how sugarcane is made into sugar? "Raising Cane in Louisiana" drops you into the tractor seat on a trek through the Louisiana sugarcane fields, the sugar mill and refinery and ultimately to your kitchen.
John Hill was one of the giants of the Louisiana sugarcane industry...but while you're learning about this historic figure, please remember to drive carefully around sugarcane harvesting operations, especially near railroad crossings and loading sites...Cane Families Care About Your Family.
The USDA Sugarcane Research Unit
in Houma, Louisiana supports the Louisiana sugarcane industry and other
sugarcane growers in the U.S. by conducting field research on new plant
varieties, farming techniques and other projects. The annual field day allows stakeholders
a chance to visit the farm and meet the researchers.
Grower Pete Dufresne farms
sugarcane on the east bank of the Mississippi River near Donaldsonville. Late
summer rain and Hurricane Isaac delayed planting and many Louisiana sugarcane
farmers had to juggle planting next year's crop while harvesting the 2012
growth. Louisiana's sugarcane harvest season will be completed by New Year's
When ancient farmers planted
their crops, they paid homage to God, and they have been doing so ever since.
Catholicism and sugarcane have been linked ever since the Jesuits prayed for
sugarcane success when they first planted the crop in the Bayou State in 1751.