Agronomy Library

Sorghum growers and industry professionals can find actionable crop production information and insights from Checkoff Director of Agronomy Brent Bean, Ph.D., in one convenient place. The Agronomy Library features monthly columns from Bean, first published in MidAmerica Farmer Grower starting in 2015, in addition to other educational articles for producers. The columns cover a wide array of nuts-and-bolts agronomic topics such as sugarcane aphid management, root and stalk lodging, seeding rate, fertilizer needs, weed control and much more. Check back every month for a new column.

Why Sorghum?

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas One…

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Avoiding Prussic Acid

Grain sorghum, forage sorghum, sudangrass, sorghum sudangrass…

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Utilizing Sorghum Stalks for Grazing

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas Grain…

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Sorghum for Dairies

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas In…

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Pre-Harvest Sprouting of Grain…

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas Pre-harvest…

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Sorghum and the Use of a Harvest-Aid…

By Brent Bean, Sorhgum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas The…

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Off-Type Sorghum Plants

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas Nothing…

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Sorghum and Heat Stress

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas Not…

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Sorghum's Ability to Compensate…

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas One…

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Sorghum and Herbicide Drift

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas A…

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Pre-Plant Weed Control

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas Pre-plant…

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Planting Date and Grain Sorghum

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas With…

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Sugarcane Aphid Research Update…

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas There…

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Irrigation - When to Quit

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas A…

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Nitrogen, Fertilizer Choices and…

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas Grain…

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Seeding Rate

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas Sorghum…

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Planning for High Yields

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff Agronomist Lubbock, Texas Achieving…

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Lodging

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas Lodging…

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Sugarcane Aphid in Perspective…

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas Over…

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Managing Sorghum After Flowering

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas Once…

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Planning for Next Season

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas As…

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Post Emergence Weed Control

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas May…

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