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...
Heat, not drought, will drive lower crop yields, researchers say

Heat, not drought, will drive lower crop yields, researchers say

3-Jun-2019 EurekAlert ITHACA, N.Y. – Climate change-induced heat stress will play a larger role than drought stress in reducing the yields of several major U.S. crops later this century, according to Cornell University researchers who weighed in on a high-stakes...
Climate change eats into output of top 10 food crops

Climate change eats into output of top 10 food crops

03 June 2019 Down To Earth Climate change has disproportionately affected the production of the world’s top 10 crops majorly in vulnerable countries in Asia and the Americas, a study claimed. The output of barley, cassava, maize, oil palm, rapeseed,...
Grain Sorghum Could Be a Fit for Waterlogged Farms

Grain Sorghum Could Be a Fit for Waterlogged Farms

May 30 2019 Successful Farming With just 58% of the nation’s corn crop planted and conditions unsuitable for planting for the next several days, some farmers are looking for alternative crops to plant. Imagine a crop that grows similar to corn, has many of the same...
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