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Dec 23, 2009 4:35 PM by Rob Kirkpatrick

Rainy Conditions Hurt Sugar Crop Returns

Sugar farmers are having a down season in Vermilion Parish.

Nearly 16 inches of rain over the past two months have left the ground muddy and slick.

That's causing a low yield from crops.

Since farm equipment is also driven on public streets that also means farmers must scraping mud from streets during the harvest.

 

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