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 […]

Oklahoma Sorghum: Budget Operating Costs for Planting in June

🕔Jun 5, 2017Oklahoma 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 […]

Oklahoma Sorghum: Growers Face Late Planting, Replanting Decisions

🕔May 26, 2017This 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 […]

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

🕔Mar 30, 2017Producers 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 […]

Texas: Interstate 40 Sorghum Luncheon, Amarillo, March 28

🕔Feb 6, 2017Four 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 […]

2016 Crop Production Summary – A Better Year Than 2015 – USDA

🕔Jan 12, 2017Corn for grain production is estimated at 15.1 billion bushels, down 1 percent from the November forecast but up 11 percent from the 2015 estimate. The average yield in the […]

Texas: Cotton and Grain Pre-Plant Conference, Mercedes, Jan. 17

🕔Dec 16, 2016New cotton technologies and increased acreage will likely be part of the plot for the Rio Grande Valley’s cotton story in 2017, according to experts. “One can never tell how […]

Texas: Sorghum Stalk Nutritional Quality and Sugarcane Aphid Damage

🕔Dec 12, 2016One of the questions as we end the season is what kind of affect does sugarcane aphid damage have on the nutritional quality of sorghum stalks that are used for […]

Feed Grain Outlook: Domestic Corn Production Lowered, Yield Drop Offsets Acreage Increase

🕔Oct 19, 2016The October 12 USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service Crop Production report pegged corn production 36 million bushels lower from last month’s forecast. At 15,057 million bushels, the crop is projected […]

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