Texas AgriLife Sorghum Breeding Program Finds New West Texas Home Aug 21, 2019

🕔Aug 21, 2019
The longtime tradition of Texas A&M AgriLife having a sorghum breeding program in West Texas will continue, just in a new location, said Bill Rooney, Ph.D., Texas A&M AgriLife Research […]

Mississippi Sorghum: 2019 Hybrid Suggestions Feb 19, 2019

🕔Feb 19, 2019
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, droughty climates. Grain sorghum is […]

South Carolina Sorghum: Company Developing Improved Regional Varieties Nov 14, 2018

🕔Nov 14, 2018
A concept born out of research from Clemson University’s Advanced Plant Technology (APT) Program is taking shape as a company that seeks to revolutionize regional agriculture by building a feed grain pipeline […]

Texas Grain Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Resistance Confirmed In 14 Hybrids Apr 25, 2018

🕔Apr 25, 2018
Extension Entomologist Dr. Allen Knutson has released a list of sugarcane aphid resistant sorghum hybrids. The entries are based on multiple years of replicated field trials by AgriLife personnel Robert […]

Tennessee: Sorghum Hybrids with Tolerance to Sugarcane Aphid Apr 24, 2018

🕔Apr 24, 2018
Here is a list of sorghum hybrids that have exhibited at least some tolerance to the sugarcane aphid. This was shared by Brent Bean of the Sorghum Checkoff program.

Texas Grain Sorghum: Hybrid Tolerance to Sugarcane Aphid Shows Dramatic Results Mar 12, 2018

🕔Mar 12, 2018
This is an edited version of a report first prepared for Texas Grain Sorghum Association’s “Sorghum Insider” (see other TGSA sorghum tips here)  Here we share results of different assessments of […]

Texas Corn, Sorghum: Water Use, Drought-Tolerant Hybrids Still Key to Dryland Production Nov 24, 2017

🕔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 […]

Sorghum: Purdue Received $5 Mln Grant to Develop Improved Varieties Nov 15, 2017

🕔Nov 15, 2017
Purdue University scientists will develop stronger, more versatile varieties of sorghum that have the potential to reach millions of African farmers, thanks to a $5 million, five-year grant from the Bill […]

Texas: 2017 Grain Hybrid Trial Results Nov 8, 2017

🕔Nov 8, 2017
A unit of Texas A&M AgriLife is the Crop Testing Program, which has been functioning for over 40 years.  The program offers fee-based public testing of corn, grain sorghum, and sunflower […]

Kansas Sorghum: 30-Year Study Indicates Need to Tap Genetic Diversity for Future Heat Stress Aug 15, 2017

🕔Aug 15, 2017
Kansas State University scientists have studied 30 years of sorghum production in Kansas and have concluded that the crop needs to exploit greater genetic diversity to handle heat stress should […]

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