Sorghum’s perks worth a look

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Sorghum’s perks worth a look

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Save water, reduce risk, plant grain sorghum.

“It’s one of those ancient crops that’s being given another look,” said Jesse McCurry, a regional field representative for the National Sorghum Check-off based at Colwich, Kan. “We’ve got some encouraging signs out there.”

Sorghum acreage has been on a slight uptick lately after a downward tapering that started in the mid-1990s. According to USDA’s…

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Sorghum- A Nutrition Packed African Grain!

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Sorghum- A Nutrition Packed African Grain!

Sorghum African Pot

I have a love affair with sorghum. Perhaps it is the color, perhaps it is the texture or perhaps it is simply because when I was a little girl I used to make believe that my sorghum porridge was actually a bowl full of chocolate. (Oh the imagination of a young child!) An original African grain, it is common to see sorghum milled and cooked as a breakfast porridge, a mealtime starch…

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NexSteppe's Palo Alto High Biomass Sorghum Emerges as Key Solution to Brazil's Energy Woes

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NexSteppe’s Palo Alto High Biomass Sorghum Emerges as Key Solution to Brazil’s Energy Woes

NexSteppe's Sorghum Biomass

NexSteppe, a company dedicated to pioneering the next generation of sustainable feedstock solutions for the biobased industries, today announced that it sold more than 1,000 hectares (2,500 acres)…

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Best part of the sedar! #mywifecanbake (at auerhome²)

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Sorghum’s Global Demand Grows

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Sorghum’s Global Demand Grows

Sorghum's Global Demand Grows

INTERNATIONAL demand for sorghum is on the up, with China’s increased appetite for feed grain one of the key factors according to a senior grains executive at Toepfer International.

Speaking at last month’s Global Grains Asia conference in Singapore, Pablo Altuna, senior grains manager with Toepfer, based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, said increased Chinese demand was making sorghum more and more…

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