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Sugarcane growers applaud Senate vote on Lighthizer

May 12th, 2017

“The sugarcane farmers in America’s fields, and the employees in our mills and refineries are thrilled that the Senate approved Robert Lighthizer yesterday as the United States Trade Representative,” stated Ryan Weston, the CEO of the Florida Sugar Cane League and Washington Representative for the Rio Grande Valley Sugar Growers. “Lighthizer brings decades of experience to the position and is a strong proponent of enforcing trade laws.”...(read more)

 

Congressman Kika de la Garza passes away

March 14th,  2017

American agriculture lost a true champion with the passing of Congressman Kika de la Garza. The former Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture was a leader not only for South Texas but for U.S. agriculture producers...(read more)

 

Florida Sugar Cane League Hosts Agriculture Leaders

January 31st, 2017

On Monday, January 30th, the Florida Sugar Cane League was excited to host the leaders of important U.S. farm and agricultural organizations for a tour of sugarcane farming, milling and refining operations. The tour originated in Miami where the American Sugarbeet Growers Association was holding its annual meeting.. .(read more)