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Sugar cane is the dominant crop of Florida’s agricultural heartland south of Lake Okeechobee. Photo by Amy Green
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Research Supports Proposed Reservoir As Farmers Fear For Their Livelihoods


Karson Turner reaches into a grassy row of sugar cane. He grips a stalk, jointed like bamboo, and breaks it, revealing the sweetness inside. “This will go into the mill, which you can just about see if you take about 20 steps backward you can see the smokestacks. And those get grinded, that raw sucrose that gets pushed out becomes the basis of table sugar that you and I consume all the time,” says Turner.
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