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High Plains Journal - Sorghum
Sunday, February 23rd, 2020

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Improved sorghum hybrids for 2020

By Brent Bean

New sorghum hybrids are developed and released by seed companies at a pace that tends to be slower than some other crops. However, in the last two years, the industry has seen many new sorghum hybrids released, providing growers with new and exciting options to consider. Read more


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President Trump signs Phase One Trade Agreement between US, China

By Kylene Scott

On Jan. 15, President Donald J. Trump signed the historic Phase One Trade Agreement between the United States and China. Read more


Pre-plant producer meeting set for Jan. 29 in Canyon

By Kay Ledbetter, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Randall County will conduct the annual Pre-Plant Producer Update Meeting from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 29 at the Kuhlman Extension Center, 200 N. Brown Road, Canyon. Read more


K-State Sorghum Production Schools scheduled for late January

Three K-State Sorghum Production Schools will be offered in late January 2020 to provide in-depth training for sorghum producers and key stakeholders. The schools are sponsored by the Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, Agwest Commodities, Advanta Seeds, and ShieldAg Equipment. Read more

FSA encourages producers to enroll soon in ARC and PLC programs

USDA’s Farm Service Agency encourages agricultural producers to enroll now in the Agriculture Risk Loss and Price Loss Coverage programs. March 15, 2020, is the enrollment deadline for the 2019 crop year. Read more

Sorghum Checkoff opens applications for Leadership Sorghum Class

The Sorghum Checkoff is accepting applications for Leadership Sorghum Class V, a program designed to develop the next generation of sorghum leaders. Read more


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