KRVS Local
5:51 pm
Fri September 30, 2005

Rita Floods Sugar Cane Fields

Sept. 30, 2005 – Louisiana's annual sugar festival was supposed to have taken place in September. But it was postponed, for the first time anyone can remember since World War II, because of Hurricane Rita. And so was the harvest. Farmers throughout coastal Louisiana are still waiting to see how badly their fields were damaged by the latest storm.