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Rain, Rain, Go Away! By: 06/29/2015 @ 2:11pm

It has been quite a crop year here in Illinois. I think it has rained six days per week for the last two weeks, and every time it rains we get at least 1 inch! Needless…

Sorghum Growers Vote to Continue Checkoff By: 06/15/2015 @ 11:43am

“Results from the referendum indicate sorghum farmers across the nation believe in the work the Sorghum Checkoff is…

First Alfalfa Cutting Delayed? Inspect Fields First By: 06/10/2015 @ 2:09pm

Mother Nature seems to be doing everything she can to delay corn and soybean planting this year, but all of that rain…

Sorghum Is Gaining Ground… As a Forage By: 04/22/2015 @ 11:16am

“Interest in forage sorghum is definitely on the rise,” said John Holman, a K-State Research and Extension agronomist based in Garden City. “There is a lot of interest in general to supply cow-calf…

Three Great New Technologies for Grain Sorghum By: 04/16/2015 @ 8:46am

That more farmers are thinking about growing grain sorghum this year is a testament to the crop's nitrogen- and water-efficiency. Grain sorghum has been a staple crop throughout much of the High Plains…

Moving from Commodity to Niche Markets By: 04/13/2015 @ 2:49pm

Dave Hedlin has never questioned the fact that grain always was and always will be an integral component of his Skagit Valley farm’s rotation. His 500-acre operation, one hour north of Seattle…

Agriculture's Quiet Impact on the Beer Industry By: 04/06/2015 @ 5:20pm

April 7th is National Beer Day! While many adults will be celebrating with their favorite pint, it’s easy to forget the dedicated farmers who grow the millions of pounds of barley and hops used to make the…

How Much Do You Know About the Barley & Hops in Your Beer? By: 04/06/2015 @ 4:21pm

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