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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…

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…

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…

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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Q&A: The Man Behind the Next Green Revolution? By: 04/01/2015 @ 11:04am

A huge portion of the world's human population derives much of its nutrition from beans. The simple legume is a staple in some of the most geopolitically and naturally unstable parts of the planet. And…

Building a Hay Business: Learn By Example By: 03/18/2015 @ 11:08am

Josh Michaelson grew up spending his summers putting up hay, and his haying know-how grew into a passion for the business of harvesting and marketing top-quality alfalfa.“I started driving tractors and semis…

Commercial Production of Intermediate Wheatgrass By: 03/13/2015 @ 3:25pm

The list of crops grown for grain now includes intermediate wheatgrass. Researchers at the University of Minnesota (U of M) have found that the processing of intermediate wheatgrass kernels yields a flour that…

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