Video Gallery
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.
"Ellender Farms - Sugar Harvest" by Christopher Ellender
Ellender Farms

The video "Ellender Farms - Sugar Harvest" by Christopher Ellender honors the farming profession. Music is called "Home" by Phillip Phillips.

A Sugarcane Farmer's Prayer

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.

American Sugar Cane League President Mike Daigle's State of the Louisiana Sugar Industry 2015 address.
Mike Daigle
Cutting cane at Oak Alley, Louisiana
Cutting cane at Oak Alley Plantation

From The Cane Field To Your Sugar Bowl! with Farmer Joe and Marie...
Raising Cane In Louisiana
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.
John Hill: Another Sweet Tale from the Sugar Kettle
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.

Lafourche Parish Sugarcane Field Day 2012, Raceland, La.
Some of the sights and sounds of a Louisiana sugarcane field day.

Louisiana's Sugarcane Farming Families: The Bubenzers of Avoyelles Parish
Louisiana's Sugarcane Farming Families: The Bubenzers of Avoyelles Parish
Louisiana's Sugarcane Farming Families: The Gravois Family of St. James Parish
Louisiana's Sugarcane Farming Families: The Gravois Family of St. James Parish

Gravois Family
Louisiana's Sugarcane Farming Families: The Seguras of Iberia Parish
Louiiana's Sugarcane Farming Families: The Seguras of Iberia Parish

Pete Lanaux Sweet Sugar Cane

T. Lanaux & Son have been involved in Louisiana's sugarcane industry for 150 years. Pierre "Pete" Lanaux has been farming sugarcane for 68 of those years.

Raising Cane in Louisiana 2014
From the Cane Field
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.
Sugarcane Field Day, USDA Sugarcane Research Farm

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.

Sugarcane fields flooded by Hurricane Isaac
Sugarcane fields south of Lac des Allemands backwater flooded by Hurricane Isaac, Water remains in some fields nearly three weeks after Hurricane Isaac made landfall Aug. 28.
Sugarcane planting in Louisiana

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 Day.

Sweet Tales From the Sugar Kettle: Governor Mike Foster
Sweet Tales from the Sugar Kettle: Mike Foster When you boil down the facts on Louisiana sugarcane, one name bubbles to the kettle brim: Governor Mike Foster.
The Best Is Yet To Come
ASCL Manager Jim Simon addressed the 92nd annual meeting of the American Sugar Cane League in Februrary 2014. His message? The best is yet to come...
Windell Jackson on Sugarcane and Freeze
ASCL Senior Agronomist Windell Jackson on growing sugarcane in Louisiana. Windell retired June 30, 2014 after 41 of service to the Louisiana sugar industry.



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