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Arkansas: Grain Prices Took Huge Bite Out of Sorghum, Wheat Acreage, Corn Fared Well

Arkansas: Grain Prices Took Huge Bite Out of Sorghum, Wheat Acreage, Corn Fared Well

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension 🕔Dec 15, 2017

Arkansas grain producers found themselves dealing with fickle market forces in 2017, as grain sorghum and wheat acreage dropped sharply in the state, chiefly due to low commodity prices, while corn acreage and yields hit their fourth-highest totals.  Corn hits

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Oklahoma: Red River Crops Conference, Altus, Jan. 17-18

Oklahoma: Red River Crops Conference, Altus, Jan. 17-18

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Nov 27, 2017

The fifth annual Red River Crops Conference is set for Jan. 17-18 at the Southwest Technology Center, 711 W. Tamarack Road, Altus, Oklahoma. “Planning for Success – Crop Production Information Designed for Southwest Oklahoma and the Texas Rolling Plains,” will be

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Texas Corn, Sorghum: Water Use, Drought-Tolerant Hybrids Still Key to Dryland Production

Texas Corn, Sorghum: Water Use, Drought-Tolerant Hybrids Still Key to Dryland Production

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Nov 24, 2017

Risk management is the name of the game when it comes to growing dryland sorghum and corn, which both offer cropping alternatives “when and if” conditions are right, according to recent Texas A&M AgriLife studies. Side-by-side dryland grain sorghum and

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WASDE Coarse Grains: Larger U.S. Corn Production Offsets Increased Usage

WASDE Coarse Grains: Larger U.S. Corn Production Offsets Increased Usage

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 12, 2017

This month’s 2017/18 U.S. corn outlook is for larger production, increased feed and residual use, and nearly unchanged ending stocks. Corn production is forecast at 14.280 billion bushels, up 96 million from last month. Corn supplies are higher, as a

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Mississippi: Sorghum Yields Shine; Acreage and Prices Sag

Mississippi: Sorghum Yields Shine; Acreage and Prices Sag

👤By Linda Breazeale, MSU Extension Service 🕔Sep 22, 2017

Mississippi’s grain sorghum acreage is at an historic low, and market prices are not much better, but yields should be good. Erick Larson, grain crops specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said that when market incentives went away

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Mississippi: Grain Sorghum Acreage May Fall to Record Lows

Mississippi: Grain Sorghum Acreage May Fall to Record Lows

👤By Nathan Gregory, MSU Extension Service 🕔Jun 16, 2017

Insect pressure and a stagnant market are pushing Mississippi growers away from planting grain sorghum. Compared with 2015, when the state had 120,000 acres of sorghum, producers harvested only about 11,000 acres of the crop in 2016. The U.S. Department

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Oklahoma Sorghum: Budget Operating Costs for Planting in June

Oklahoma Sorghum: Budget Operating Costs for Planting in June Updated

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Jun 5, 2017

Oklahoma farmers planting sorghum in June need to be aware that sugarcane aphid infestations before the boot stage can decimate their crop, underscoring the need to budget a corrective insecticide application before planting. Trent Milacek, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension

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Oklahoma Sorghum: Growers Face Late Planting, Replanting Decisions

Oklahoma Sorghum: Growers Face Late Planting, Replanting Decisions

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔May 26, 2017

This spring has presented a number of challenges to agricultural producers throughout Oklahoma, and sorghum growers have been no exception. “Most crops have struggled at some point this spring,” said Josh Lofton, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension cropping systems specialist.

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Texas Sorghum: High Plains Growers Hear from Specialists on Expectations for 2017

Texas Sorghum: High Plains Growers Hear from Specialists on Expectations for 2017

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Mar 30, 2017

Producers may be concerned about planting sorghum this season, but several Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialists said there are ways to prepare for upcoming issues and be profitable. During the Interstate 40 Sorghum Luncheon recently in Amarillo, producers heard

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Texas: Interstate 40 Sorghum Luncheon, Amarillo, March 28

Texas: Interstate 40 Sorghum Luncheon, Amarillo, March 28

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Feb 6, 2017

Four Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices are joining to host a three-hour “Interstate 40 Sorghum Luncheon” on March 28 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd., Amarillo. “Our goal with this program is

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