Louisiana Sorghum: Extension Urges Growers to Give It a 2nd Try

🕔Nov 8, 2018Louisiana’s grain sorghum acreage has dwindled in the past few years to a tiny fraction of what was grown just a decade ago — a shift driven by a shrinking […]

Louisiana: Grain Sorghum Symposium, Mansura, Nov. 7

🕔Oct 24, 2018The LSU AgCenter will host a symposium on grain sorghum production at its Avoyelles Parish office on Nov. 7. The program will start at 9 a.m. and end with a […]

Mississippi Sorghum: Acres Down – Blame Low Price and Sugarcane Aphid

🕔Sep 28, 2018Grain sorghum has never been a major agricultural commodity in Mississippi, but it has seen better days: For two years in a row, acreage of the crop has been less […]

Global Markets: Coarse Grains – Production to Rise, Stocks to Fall

🕔May 11, 2018Global coarse grain production is projected to rise, driven by corn, barley, and sorghum. However, ending stocks are projected to fall. Global corn production is projected up with larger crops […]

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

🕔Dec 15, 2017Arkansas 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 […]

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

🕔Nov 27, 2017The 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 […]

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

🕔Nov 24, 2017Risk 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 […]

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

🕔Oct 12, 2017This 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 […]

Mississippi: Sorghum Yields Shine; Acreage and Prices Sag

🕔Sep 22, 2017Mississippi’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 […]

Mississippi: Grain Sorghum Acreage May Fall to Record Lows

🕔Jun 16, 2017Insect 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 […]

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