Sugar farmers push back on attacks from media

Farmers around Lake Okeechobee are attempting to push back against attacks from politicians and media outlets around South Florida. After toxic algae blooms began to take over waterways in South Florida, some politicians running for election began to single out one scapegoat, ‘Big Sugar.’ During a campaign event in Fort Myers in early July, Republican […]

New chief agricultural scientist chosen for SW Florida

Kelly Morgan is a more reliable water source than rain is. You don’t know when or if you’ll get water from the sky, but what Kelly can teach you makes every drop you have go farther. His focus on the farmer as customer is what has made Kelly so successful as the state’s best management […]

U.S. Sugar prepares for cold weather in South Florida

CLEWISTON — With South Florida expected to experience some of the coldest weather of the season, U.S. Sugar and its family of farmers have begun making preparations to limit any impact on crops. On Jan. 3, U.S. Sugar’s Senior Director for Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Judy Sanchez issued the following statement: “As the coldest […]