Sorghum News

Secretary Vilsack Announces Sorghum Board Appointments

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today the appointments of five members to serve on the United Sorghum Checkoff Program board of directors. 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

November – December 2014

Nov
27
Thu
Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 27 – Nov 28 all-day
Dec
1
Mon
Kansas Farm Bureau Annual Meeting @ Kansas Garden Inn
Dec 1 – Dec 3 all-day
Dec
3
Wed
Kansas Livestock Association Convention @ Century II Convention Center
Dec 3 – Dec 5 all-day
Nebraska Grain Sorghum Board Meeting
Dec 3 all-day
Dec
6
Sat
Texas Farm Bureau Meeting @ American Bank Center
Dec 6 – Dec 8 all-day
Dec
9
Tue
USCP Board Meeting
Dec 9 – Dec 11 all-day
USCP Board of Directors Meeting @ Overton Hotel & Conference Center
Dec 9 – Dec 11 all-day
Dec
10
Wed
Ethanol Leaders’ Summit @ Marriott Overland Park
Dec 10 – Dec 11 all-day
Dec
24
Wed
Christmas Holiday-Office Closed
Dec 24 – Dec 25 all-day
Dec
31
Wed
New Year’s Holiday-Office Closed
Dec 31 – Jan 1 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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