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South American, Chinese Feed Grain Importers Visit…

Contact: Bryan Jernigan, U.S. Grains Council, bjernigan@grains.org Washington,…

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Sorghum Checkoff and National Sorghum Producers…

LUBBOCK, Texas – The United Sorghum Checkoff Program (USCP) and National Sorghum…

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Austin Wayne Self enhances partnership with Sorghum…

For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 27, 2018 Austin Wayne Self enhances partnership…

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Texas and Kansas Tours Highlight Opportunities…

Contacts: Bryan Jernigan, U.S. Grains Council, bjernigan@grains.orgJennifer…

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Sorghum Checkoff Board Directors Appointed

LUBBOCK, Texas - United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny…

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Mexican Sorghum Buyers to Visit Kansas, Texas

LUBBOCK, Texas –A team of Mexican grain importers and feed-millers from the…

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Sorghum Checkoff Announces Leadership Sorghum…

The Sorghum Checkoff is pleased to announce the members of Leadership Sorghum…

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Sorghum in the 21st Century Conference Underway…

The United Sorghum Checkoff Program is participating in and serving as core…

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Sorghum Checkoff Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary…

The Sorghum Checkoff kicks off its 10-year anniversary celebration with growers…

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Sorghum Checkoff Evaluates Producers' Return on…

The Sorghum Checkoff has had a positive impact on sorghum yields, acreage and…

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Sorghum Checkoff Seeks Applicants for Leadership…

The Sorghum Checkoff is accepting applications for Leadership Sorghum Class…

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Sorghum Checkoff Board Directors Sworn in, Officers…

Five Sorghum Checkoff board directors were sworn in during the December 13,…

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Secretary Perdue Announces Sorghum Checkoff Board…

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced on December 1 the appointments…

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McCuistion Joins Sorghum Checkoff as Animal Nutrition…

The Sorghum Checkoff recently named Kim McCuistion, Ph.D., as the organization’s…

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U.S. Sorghum Merchandisers Visit Mexico

A team of U.S. merchandisers and trade representatives traveled to Mexico June…

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Sorghum Checkoff Releases Videos on Sugarcane…

The United Sorghum Checkoff Program recently released eight videos on sugarcane…

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Research Funded by United Sorghum Checkoff Program…

A three-year research collaboration effort between the United Sorghum Checkoff…

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Sorghum Checkoff Releases 2016 Annual Report

The United Sorghum Checkoff Program released its 2016 annual report that highlights…

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Checkoff Advances Sugarcane Aphid Research

Despite the spread of the sugarcane aphid to 90 percent of U.S. sorghum acres…

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New Agronomy Library

Sorghum Checkoff agronomist Brent Bean, Ph.D. shares his top management tips…

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DOE Announces $6.4 Million in Funding to Study…

The Department of Energy (DOE) announced in December a new investment  for Advanced…

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Sorghum Checkoff Board Directors Sworn in, Officers…

LUBBOCK, Texas – Four Sorghum Checkoff board directors were sworn in during…

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Taylor Joins Sorghum Checkoff as New Communications…

LUBBOCK, TEXAS – The Sorghum Checkoff recently named Elisa Taylor as the organization’s…

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Exports Reach Historic Levels

LUBBOCK, Texas – Demand from the export market reached historic levels this…

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Members Appointed to the Sorghum Checkoff Board…

LUBBOCK, Texas – Four members were recently appointed by Agriculture Secretary…

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Sorghum Checkoff Launches First Consumer Brand

LUBBOCK, Texas – The Sorghum Checkoff announced today the first consumer-facing…

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Sorghum Checkoff Announces Leadership Sorghum…

LUBBOCK, Texas – The Sorghum Checkoff is pleased to announce the members of…

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Chinese Sorghum Buyers to visit Kansas, Texas,…

LUBBOCK, Texas – A team of leading Chinese sorghum importers and feed millers…

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Sorghum Checkoff Announces $500,000 Investment

The Sorghum Checkoff announced today a $500,000 investment in sorghum research,…

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Transform Approved in 10 States to Treat Sugarcane…

Sulfoxaflor, the active ingredient in Transform WG—a Dow AgroSciences product,…

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Sorghum Checkoff Launches New, Mobile-Friendly…

Serving as a premier information resource for the sorghum industry, the Sorghum…

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USDA Seeks Nominees for United Sorghum Checkoff…

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)…

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Sorghum Industry Establishes Coordinated Research…

Beginning April 1, 2016, the Sorghum Checkoff, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission…

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Sorghum to be Featured on The Balancing Act® Airing…

Sorghum will be showcased on The Balancing Act® airing on Lifetime Television®…

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Over-the-Top Grass Control: DuPont™ Zest™ Herbicide…

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced the registration…

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Sorghum Checkoff Accepting Applications for Leadership…

Sorghum farmers interested in participating in the Sorghum Checkoff’s Leadership…

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Sorghum Checkoff Board Invests $6.198 Million…

The United Sorghum Checkoff Program board of directors invested $6.198 million,…

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Sorghum Checkoff Board Directors Sworn in, Officers…

Three Sorghum Checkoff board directors were sworn in during the Dec. 9, 2015,…

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Sorghum Checkoff Promotes and Hires Team Members

The United Sorghum Checkoff Program, the national checkoff program for U.S.…

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Quality Matters as U.S. Sorghum Harvest Makes…

With sorghum harvest well underway, farmers are taking steps to ensure quality…

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Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Sorghum…

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today the appointments of four members…

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DOE Invests $25.8 Million in Sorghum Research

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) this week announced a second major investment…

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USDA Invests in Renewable Fuel Infrastructure

U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Sept. 10, 2015,…

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Sorghum Granola Wins Judge’s Taste Buds

The Sorghum Checkoff announced today the winners of the first ever Sorghum Recipe…

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WASDE Reports National Sorghum Yield Record

LUBBOCK, Texas –The U.S. Department of Agriculture released today its August…

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Sorghum Checkoff Launches Sorghum Recipe Showdown

The Sorghum Checkoff launched its first Sorghum Recipe Showdown this month,…

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USDA Expands Sorghum Acres to 8.84 Million

LUBBOCK, Texas –The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics…

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Sorghum Checkoff Referendum Results Resoundingly…

LUBBOCK, Texas – The referendum on the continuation of the Sorghum Checkoff…

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Sorghum Checkoff Names Agronomist

The Sorghum Checkoff recently named Brent Bean, Ph.D., as the organization’s…

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Sorghum Checkoff Commits $350,000 to Sugarcane…

The Sorghum Checkoff in collaboration with Dow AgroSciences announced today…

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USDA Estimates Sorghum Acres to Reach 7.9 Million

LUBBOCK, Texas – The United States Department of Agriculture’s Prospective Plantings…

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U.S. Sorghum Exports Reach 300 Million Bushels

Demand from the export market continues to increase with U.S. sorghum commitments…

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Sorghum Checkoff Board Directors Sworn in, Officers…

Five Sorghum Checkoff board directors were sworn in during the Dec. 10, 2014,…

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Sorghum Checkoff Invests $3.65 million to Further…

The United Sorghum Checkoff Program board of directors invested $3.65 million…

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Sorghum U 2015 hits 3 new locations

Sorghum U will be coming to Salina, Kansas; Enid, Oklahoma; and Perryton, Texas,…

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NSP, USCP Announce New Hires

LUBBOCK, Texas — National Sorghum Producers and the United Sorghum Checkoff…

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China signs agreement to import Argentine sorghum

LUBBOCK, Texas – China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection…

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Secretary Vilsack Announces Sorghum Board Appointments

LUBBOCK, Texas – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today the appointments…

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China Makes Its Largest Weekly Purchase of U.S.…

LUBBOCK, Texas – China continues to buy U.S. sorghum, making their largest weekly…

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Sorghum Checkoff Concludes Five-Year Sorghum Genetics…

LUBBOCK, Texas – The Sorghum Checkoff, in collaboration with NuSeed/MMR Genetics…

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USDA Boosts Sorghum Acres to 7.47 million

LUBBOCK, Texas – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural…

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Sorghum Checkoff Announces Leadership Sorghum…

LUBBOCK, Texas – The Sorghum Checkoff is pleased to announce the members of…

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New Pesticide Approved for Texas Sorghum, Transform…

LUBBOCK, Texas – The Environmental Protection Agency recently announced farmers…

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DuPont Pioneer and the Sorghum Checkoff Collaborate…

LUBBOCK, Texas – DuPont Pioneer and the United Sorghum Checkoff Program today…

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Sorghum Checkoff Seeking Pre-Proposals for Targeted…

LUBBOCK, Texas – The Sorghum Checkoff is seeking pre-proposals for targeted…

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Sorghum Checkoff Now Accepting Applications for…

LUBBOCK, Texas – Sorghum farmers interested in participating in the Sorghum…

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Sorghum U Events Return For a Second Year in 2014

DODGE CITY, Kan. — The farmer-focused Sorghum U program is back to provide producers…

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First Class Graduates from Leadership Sorghum…

LUBBOCK, Texas – The first class of Leadership Sorghum completed their fifth…

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Sorghum Checkoff Invests $1.85 million to Further…

LUBBOCK, TEXAS – The United Sorghum Checkoff Program board of directors invested…

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Secretary Vilsack Announces Sorghum Checkoff Board…

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has appointed four members…

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Sorghum Checkoff Names High Value Markets Program…

LUBBOCK, TEXAS – The United Sorghum Checkoff Program has named Doug Bice as…

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Sorghum U is back by popular demand, new locations…

 LUBBOCK, Texas – Sorghum U is back by popular demand and will be expanding…

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First Shipment of U.S. Sorghum Arrives in China

LUBBOCK, TEXAS – The first shipment of U.S. sorghum was unloaded in China on…

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Sorghum Checkoff Now Accepting External Committee…

LUBBOCK, Texas – The Sorghum Checkoff is now accepting applications from individuals…

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Annual Conference Highlights Sorghum Research

LUBBOCK, Texas – Approximately 100 sorghum researchers from across the United…

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Sorghum Checkoff Hosts Seed Tour

LUBBOCK, Texas – The Sorghum Checkoff hosted a seed tour in the Texas Panhandle…

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Sorghum Checkoff Names Two Regional Directors

LUBBOCK, Texas – The Sorghum Checkoff has named Sarah Bowser of Holton, Kan.,…

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Sorghum Checkoff, USDA-ARS Team Up to Enhance…

LUBBOCK, Texas – The Sorghum Checkoff will fund a five-year, $1.21 million project…

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Sorghum Checkoff, Chromatin Inc. Partner to Develop…

LUBBOCK, Texas – The Sorghum Checkoff and Chromatin Inc. will work collaboratively…

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Study Shows Benefits from Integration of Sweet…

LUBBOCK, Texas – The Sorghum Checkoff in collaboration with the NCERC at Southern…

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Second Release of Newly Converted Sorghum Lines…

LUBBOCK, Texas – The Sorghum Checkoff in collaboration with MMR Genetics (NuSeeds…

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Informa Study Outlines Sorghum Industry Opportunities…

LUBBOCK, Texas – In May 2012, the Sorghum Checkoff board of directors contracted…

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Sorghum Checkoff Invests $3.4 Million to Enhance…

 LUBBOCK, Texas – The Sorghum Checkoff board of directors Feb. 26 approved funding…

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Sorghum U to Discuss New Grain Sorghum Marketing…

Dodge City, Kan. – Industry insiders will present information on a wide variety…

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Sorghum U – Nebraska Scheduled for Feb. 19 in…

Dodge City, Kan. – Sorghum U will be moving north in February to Kearney, Neb.…

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2013 Kansas Sorghum Schools Scheduled for February

The Sorghum Checkoff in conjunction with the Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission,…

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