Sorghum harvest in Northeast Texas is winding down with excellent yields reported

Sorghum harvest in Northeast Texas is winding down with excellent yields reported.

Grain sorghum prospects excellent for Northeast Texas farmers

Grain sorghum is not the typical top choice for Northeast Texas farmers, but a combination of prolonged drought, some decent markets and a few tough years with corn has convinced more producers to give the crop a try.

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This year they discovered some advantages. A few timely rains, mostly in June, offered decent yield potential for both corn and grain sorghum, but Texas AgriLife Extension integrated pest management specialist Jim Swart, says grain sorghum yields may be excellent.

 

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Texas corn production a bit above average. [5]

Corn and late-planted sorghum doing well in Texas South Plains [6]

Vacation trip runs through corn country [7]