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

Aug
26
Tue
South Central Kansas Experiment Station Field Day
Aug 26 all-day
Sep
3
Wed
Leadership Class II Session I
Sep 3 – Sep 5 all-day
Sorghum Field Day – Mike Baker Farms
Sep 3 @ 5:30 pm
Sep
4
Thu
Sorghum Field Day – Jim Erickson Farms
Sep 4 @ 5:30 pm
Sep
8
Mon
Husker Harvest Days @ Nebraska
Sep 8 – Sep 11 all-day
USCP Seed Tour
Sep 8 – Sep 10 all-day
Oct
13
Mon
National Advanced Biofuels Conference
Oct 13 – Oct 15 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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