NE Texas grain sorghum rated excellent

RSS

Northeast Texas grain sorghum producers Kenneth Wright and his son Kendal say one more rain would have boosted yields above what they already consider a good crop. Best fields are averaging 5,500 to 6,000 pounds per acre with lighter soils cutting about 3,700.

If you are enjoying reading this article, please check out Southwest Farm Press Daily and receive the latest news right to your inbox.

Overall, the area’s grain sorghum crop “is excellent,” says Texas AgriLife area integrated pest management specialist Jim Swart.

He says rainfall has not been abundant, but some rain last winter and timely rain in June gave farmers an opportunity make good grain yields.

 

You may also like:

Texas corn production a bit above average.

50 percent cotton abandonment rate no surprise to PCG

Corn and late-planted sorghum doing well in Texas South Plains

Please or Register to post comments.

Connect With Us
Commodity Prices


Market Data provided by Barchart.com

Continuing Education Courses
This CE course is accredited for hours in Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico. The content focuses...
New Course
The 2,000 member Weed Science Society of America’s (WSSA) Herbicide Resistance Action...
New Course
The course details six of the primary diseases affecting citrus: Huanglongbing (Citrus...

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×