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Sorghum Smart Talk

Sorghum Smart Talk features useful information and provides credible resources relating to the sorghum industry in order to benefit sorghum growers, industry stakeholders and all agriculturalists.

Oct 15, 2019

On this week’s episode of Sorghum Smart Talk, we talk with Derek Peine, CEO of Western Plains Energy, LLC in Oakley, Kansas. Western Plains Energy is an ethanol plant that direct contracts with several farmers to supply their grain. Listen in to hear how both parties may benefit from the arrangement.


Oct 7, 2019

On this week’s episode of Sorghum Smart Talk we visit with Mike Baker. Baker is a sorghum farmer from Trenton, Nebraska, serving as chairman for the Nebraska Grain Sorghum Board and on the National Sorghum Producers Legislative Committee. Baker has cultivated a successful operation through dynamic marketing and his...


Sep 30, 2019

In this week’s episode of Sorghum Smart Talk we visit with John Williams. Williams farms in Enfield, Illinois, and serves on the National Sorghum Producers Legislative Committee on behalf of the sorghum industry. Williams joins us to discuss his investment in marketing strategies on his operation and the pet food...


Sep 23, 2019

On this week’s episode of Sorghum Smart Talk, we visit with Jeff Zortman. Zortman is a sorghum farmer from Fowler, Kansas, and a newly appointed Sorghum Checkoff board director. Zortman produces food grade sorghum on his operation, branching out into the consumer food industry. Following a detailed marketing plan and...


Sep 16, 2019

In this week’s episode of Sorghum Smart Talk we talk with Stephen Bigge, a sorghum farmer from Stockon, Kansas, and Chairman of the Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission. Tune in as we discuss the importance of a dynamic marketing plan, seeking emotionally uninvested marketing advice and how these factors have contributed...