Inter-cropping helps farmers, say experts

Inter-cropping helps farmers, say experts

3rd Jun 2019  Telangana Today Mahabubnagar: In recent times, innovative methods of farming (especially in Yasangi) have been tried and tested by agricultural scientists in the fields of farmers, which have yielded good results, increasing the returns and at the...
MI Farmers Rush To Plant Sorghum. Yes, Sorghum.

MI Farmers Rush To Plant Sorghum. Yes, Sorghum.

June 5, 2019 AG PRO All that rain has put farmers in Michigan way behind when it comes to planting. All that rain has put farmers in Michigan way behind when it comes to planting. However, some farmers are in a hurry to plant not just corn and soybeans but sorghum in...
Telangana-based NGO wins UN’s Equator Prize

Telangana-based NGO wins UN’s Equator Prize

June 04, 2019 The Hindu The women sangams (groups) of the Deccan Development Society have bagged the United Nation’s Equator Prize for 2019. They have been selected for standing as ‘an outstanding example of a local, nature-based solution to climate change and...
Sorghum making a rebound in Europe thanks to climate change

Sorghum making a rebound in Europe thanks to climate change

05/06/2019 France 24 Ferenc Kardos planted 300 hectares of sorghum instead of corn this year. From the fertile Hungarian plain where he lives all the way to southeastern France, the hot weather cereal is taking root in Europe. “With corn, we suffered losses...
Save money by trying sorghum instead of corn silage

Save money by trying sorghum instead of corn silage

Jun 03, 2019 American Agriculturist Sorghum can produce a much lower-cost forage for dry cows and heifers. With some corn varieties topping $350 a bag, or $140 an acre, BMR sorghum at 10 pounds of seed per acre is only about $20 an acre, a savings of $120 an acre...
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