Sugarcane grinding season underway this week

Staff Report
Sugarcane grinding season begins in south Louisiana.

Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon issued a reminder that the 2021 sugarcane grinding season gets underway this week.

The sheriff advised area residents to expect an increased presence of trucks and farming equipment on roadways.

"We ask the motoring public to give yourself a little more time to get to and from work, school, or wherever your travels are taking you," the sheriff stated in a news release.