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.

Planning for Next Season

By Brent Bean, Ph.D., Sorghum Checkoff Agronomist Way back…

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Adding Sorghum to the Crop Mix…

By Brent Bean, Ph.D., Sorghum Checkoff Agronomist With…

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Grain Sorghum and Early Fall Freeze

By Brent Bean, Ph.D., Sorghum Checkoff Agronomist Late-planted…

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Harvesting Quality Grain Sorghum

By Brent Bean, Ph.D., Sorghum Checkoff Agronomist Harvesting…

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Late Season Grain Sorghum Management

By Brent Bean, Ph.D., Sorghum Checkoff Agronomist As a…

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Early Season Grain Sorghum Growth…

In the life of any crop, certain growth stages negatively…

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Sorghum is a Good Rescue Option…

Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff Agronomist There is still…

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Double Cropping and Late-Planted…

Double Cropping and Late-Planted Grain Sorghum MAFG May…

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Effective Post-Emergence Weed Control

A successful preemergence weed control program is important…

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Pre-Emergence Weed Control

Weed control is critical for the success of any crop, and…

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Sorghum Test Weight and Its Meaning

Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas When…

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Sorghum and Tillering

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, TX Sorghum…

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Sorghum Grain Color

By Brent Bean, Sorghum CheckoffLubbock, Texas One of the…

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Why Sorghum in the South?

By Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistLubbock, Texas One…

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Avoiding Prussic Acid

Brent Bean, Sorghum Checkoff AgronomistKim McCuistion, Sorghum…

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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, Sorghum 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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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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