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Forage Sorghum is a great choice for summer grazing because sorghum responds well to the high temperatures we experience in the summer. It is also very flexible and can be fit into small windows between other crops to “make a little hay” when a grain...

Sorghum prices have been strong since spring 2020 because of China buying U.S. sorghum. Many growers are starting to think about what that might mean for the 2021 growing season since crop decisions start now for 2021. If 2014-2015 is any indication of what might...

Why Should I Care About Nematodes? Nematodes are unsegmented multicellular worm-like organisms found in almost all habitats. Certain nematodes species can cause significant damage to plants, ranging from negligible harm to complete crop destruction. Nematodes are especially detrimental to vegetable crops. When nematodes attack root systems,...

As the summer winds down, sorghum silage harvest is the first of the many fall harvests that will soon be here. Sorghum silage harvest timing is one of the most important decision to be made. All other management decisions may have been made perfectly but...

Sugarcane Aphids (SCA) numbers were low last year with some infestations in Kansas and Texas. We are just now seeing them show up in the Lubbock, TX area. Despite these low numbers, we all know that SCA populations can explode rapidly because they reproduce asexually....

ADAMA and S&W Announces New System for Effective Weed Control in Sorghum Raleigh, North Carolina, June 11, 2020 – ADAMA and S&W Announces New System for Effective Weed Control in Sorghum Today, ADAMA and S&W Seed Company announce their signed collaboration agreement on the development of a new...

With sorghum prices remaining strong for fall delivery, planting sorghum after wheat harvest is a great idea. Double crop sorghum management does not change very much compared with normal sorghum plantings. Fertility Applying 100 lbs of N is recommended for double crop sorghum because an 80 bu/acre...

Cotton Pricing Got You Down? Corn Looking Unattractive? Grain Sorghum Prices Are Holding Strong!!! World markets for cotton are depressed due to lack of demand for textiles. Likewise, reduced fuel demand is pressuring Ethanol prices and challenging corn prices. But KSU Ag Economist Daniel O’Brien is bullish on grain sorghum and...

Sorghum Silage will make your cows happy and improve your bottom line Sorghum can play a very important role in a dairy operation by providing a lower cost silage for dry cows and replacement heifers. Sorghum silage hybrids also exist that can produce silage that has...