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Hybrid Selection - Consider sugarcane aphid (SCA) tolerant hybrids if they are adapted to the area. UGA provides good SCA tolerance data for regionally productive hybrids. Anthracnose resistance is also important. SP7715 is an excellent hybrid that fits this description. Planting - Sorghum seed is small...

Sugarcane Aphid Management In Sorghum 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...

I am as frugal as anyone out there. I have frequent customer accounts at all the discount stores, even the ones that sell tools. Who doesn’t love a good sale, discount, or coupon? There are two places in life that you should never skimp, duct...

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...

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...