READY TO ROLL – Trucks belonging to the sugarcane hauling fleet operated by the LaSuCa sugar mill at St. John are lined up and ready to begin the 2018 harvest, expected to start on either Friday or Saturday. The mill operates nearly 100 of the 18-wheelers and expects to process 1,360,000 tons of cane collected from growers in St. Martin and eight surrounding parishes. 
(Henri C. Bienvenu)

Cane harvest set to begin

The LaSuCa sugar mill’s fleet of 100 or so 18-wheel trucks are expected to begin hauling sugarcane to the mill at St. John this Friday or Saturday, kicking of the annual harvest season that will last well into December or early January. LaSuCa General Manager Mike Comb said Monday the starting ...

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