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Coffee-colored water gurgles near the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam. It flows down the Caloosahatchee River, roughly 30 miles from Fort Myers.

University of Florida researchers are working to cure a sugarcane virus.

Vermont is shaking up the industry with a genetically modified food labeling law and that’s good news for Florida sugar growers.

Peter Forster

Environmentalists are taking legal action aimed at stopping Florida sugar growers from burning their fields before harvesting.

They say the practice emits harmful pollutants into the air.