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Sugarcane Industry Applauds Passage of Senate Farm Bill

June 29, 2018

"America's sugarcane farmers and employees that operate our mills and refineries are thankful that the Senate approved its version of the farm bill with a strong 86 to 11 vote," stated Ryan Weston, the CEO of the Florida Sugar Cane League and Washington Representative for the Rio Grande Valley Sugar Growers. "Senator Nelson and Senator Rubio worked hard to fend off amendments that would have attacked current U.S. sugar policy"...(read more)

FSCL Welcomes Back Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative

April 9, 2018

The Florida Sugar Cane League announced today that the Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida, based in Belle Glade, FL, is once again represented by the industry trade association. This move ensures that the three major sugarcane companies in Florida - along with their independent growers - are fully united under the banner of the Florida Sugar Cane League as debate over no-cost American sugar policy takes place in Congress...(read more)

Hurricane Harvey Recovery Update

September 6, 2017

Our Texas sugarcane farmers and mill employees appreciate the calls and emails of support they received before and after Hurricane Harvey made landfall. Our cane fields and mill didn't face the brunt of this storm but many family members and friends were not so fortunate. The Rio Grande Valley Sugar Growers and Florida Sugar Cane League Members, Florida Crystals and U.S. Sugar, have already procured several truckloads of water...(read more)


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)