Sorghum News

USDA Boosts Sorghum Acres to 7.47 Million

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service released its June 30 acreage report, increasing its estimated planted grain sorghum acres to 7.47 million, up 12 percent from its March report. Read More

Market Spotlight

Grain sorghum has proven to be a desirable component to the ethanol industry. Learn more about how Kansas Ethanol LLC in Lyons, Kan., is utilizing grain sorghum as an ethanol feedstock. Sorghum Stories: Grain Sorghum Essential to Kansas Ethanol LLC

Sorghum Checkoff Events Calendar

September – October 2014

Sep
30
Tue
Sorghum Field Day – Akron, Colo. @ Central Great Plains Research Station
Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm

4 miles east of Akron  on Hwy 34

Oct
1
Wed
Sorghum Field Day – Walsh, Colo. @ Plainsman Research Station farm
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am

Plainsman Research Station farm north of Walsh, north 4 mi on Rd 43, west 1.5 mi on Rd HH. Research station on south side.

Sorghum Field Day – Brandon, Colo.
Oct 1 @ 2:00 pm

From Brandon/Hwy 96, 7.3 miles north on CR 59, then 1/8 mi west.

Oct
7
Tue
NGFA/PFI Feed and Pet Food Conference @ Hilton Omaha
Oct 7 – Oct 8 all-day
Oct
13
Mon
National Advanced Biofuels Conference
Oct 13 – Oct 15 all-day
Oct
15
Wed
Staff Planning Meeting
Oct 15 – Oct 17 all-day
Oct
18
Sat
Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo
Oct 18 – Oct 21 all-day
Oct
20
Mon
U.S. Grains Council Export Exchange @ Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Oct 20 – Oct 22 all-day

Sorghum 101

Sorghum, a grain, forage or sugar crop, is among the most efficient crops in conversion of solar energy and use of water. Sorghum is known as a high-energy, drought tolerant crop. What is sorghum?

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