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SHUTTING DOWN — A truck loaded with bagasse leaves the LaSuCa mill at St. John on the final day of the 2019 harvest season last Tuesday, Dec. 31. A hard feeze in mid-November contributed to an early end to grinding and resulted in slightly less tonnage and sugar yield than had been projected at the start of the harvest back in September. (Karl Jeter)

2019 crop: Tonnage, sugar down

The LaSuCa mill at St. John processed its last load of sugarcane on Dec. 31, finishing its season about two weeks sooner than had been expected when grinding began in mid-September. The final tally of cane processed and sugar recovered did not quite live up to pre-season expectations when the ...

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