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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.

Feb 13, 2019

Sorghum Checkoff Quarterly Report

1st Quarter 2019

Oct.-Dec. 2018


Time Stamps:

00:11 - Intro - John Duff

01:00 - Welcome - Florentino Lopez, Executive Director

02:22 - Communications Direct - Jennifer Blackburn, External Affairs Director

06:11 - Crop Improvement - Justin Weinheimer, Crop Improvement Director

12:31 -...

Feb 4, 2019

In this episode we visit with Tom Sleight, president of the U.S. Grains Council about global grain issues. We discuss the importance of international grain trade and efforts of the U.S. Grains Council on behalf of sorghum farmers. With the current trade situation, market development remains a priority for the Sorghum...

Jan 7, 2019

The Sorghum Checkoff in partnership with AM Racing and Niece Motorsports are promoting sorghum use in ethanol with the sponsorship of the #22 racing truck driven by Austin Wayne Self.

Self made an appearance at the Sorghum Checkoff annual December board meeting in Lubbock, Texas, where he was able to answer questions...

Dec 17, 2018

Merry Christmas from Team Sorghum! In this episode we sat down with Sorghum Checkoff chairwoman Verity Ulibarri to discuss the annual December board meeting, which took place in Lubbock, Texas last week.

We get to learn more about Verity's operation and her passion for agriculture as well as the new strategic plan put...

Nov 16, 2018

In this episode, we visit with National Sorghum Producers board directors at the November Board Meeting on all things fall, harvest and Thanksgiving. National Sorghum Producers board directors share their Thanksgiving favorites and wish all our farmers a safe, bountiful harvest season and a happy Thanksgiving!