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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.

Aug 31, 2020

This week, we visited with Sorghum Checkoff Agronomy Director Brent Bean, Ph.D., and Crop Improvement Director Justin Weinheimer, Ph.D., about the sorghum industry’s battle with the sugarcane aphid. When these pests appeared in 2015, they created the perfect storm to be extremely detrimental to the domestic sorghum...


Aug 24, 2020

On this week’s Sorghum Smart Talk episode, we are joined by Sorghum Checkoff board members to discuss their recent elections to the U.S. Grains Council’s board of directors. Jim Massey from Robstown, Texas, talks about his service as the new sorghum sector chair and Verity Ulibarri from eastern New Mexico speaks...


Aug 4, 2020

Cargill Sorghum Product Line Manager Bob Vanderloo talks about the importance of market consistency, sorghum demand and grain trading on this week’s episode of Sorghum Smart Talk. Vanderloo urges producers to take advantage of markets created by checkoffs, trade associations and federal agencies to create profit and...