Grain Sorghum is a warm-season grass crop that is very drought and heat tolerant, compared to many other major crops, making it well-adapted to hot, dry climates. Grain sorghum is […]
Texas Corn, Sorghum: Water Use, Drought-Tolerant Hybrids Still Key to Dryland Production 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 […]
Although it appears grain sorghum acres will be quite low in Tennessee during 2017, a list of sorghum hybrids with tolerance to sugarcane aphid has been developed.
The sugarcane aphid has quickly become the most troublesome pest of grain sorghum in Arkansas since its arrival in the state in 2014. Producers have insecticide options for aphid control […]
Arkansas Sorghum: Early-Season Management Tips Mar 30, 2016
Arkansas grain sorghum acreage increased dramatically in 2015 with 440,000 acres harvested, compared to only about 40,000 acres in 2010. Increased interest in grain sorghum was partially driven by very […]
Mississippi Sorghum: Hybrid Suggestions from MSU Mar 14, 2016
Mississippi State University conducts Grain Sorghum Hybrid Trials so you have sound, scientific, local performance data to help pick suitable sorghum hybrids for your farm.
Grain sorghum hybrids differ in their resistance to attack by sugarcane aphid. Regardless of variety, it is important to scout each field and apply an insecticide immediately if aphids exceed economic […]
In 2016 Texas grain sorghum producers will find more information from seed companies and other sources about grain sorghum hybrids that may offer potentially increased–or better documented–tolerance/resistance to sugarcane aphid […]
More than 100 forage sorghum hybrids from 13 commercial companies across the U.S. growing in a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service production trial have a unique role to play, according […]