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. 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.

Sugarcane Aphid Research Update

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas January…

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Irrigation - When to Quit

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas August…

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Nitrogen, Fertilizer Choices and…

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas April…

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Seeding Rate

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas March…

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Planning for High Yields

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

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Lodging

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas February…

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Sugarcane Aphid in Perspective

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas January…

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Managing Sorghum After Flowering

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas June-July…

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Planning for Next Season

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas October-November…

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Grain Sprouting and Avoiding Prussic…

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas September…

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Post Emergence Weed Control

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas May…

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