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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.

Jun 7, 2021

On this week’s episode of Sorghum Smart Talk, we visit with the new United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board Chairman Kent Martin. From Alva, Oklahoma, Martin runs a diverse crop operation while also managing an international consulting business. Tune in to learn more about Martin’s family, his business and journey...


May 17, 2021

On this week’s episode of Sorghum Smart Talk, we visit with Sorghum Checkoff Director of Agronomy Brent Bean, Ph.D., to discuss last-minute planting considerations. To learn more about fertilizer recommendation, hybrid selection considerations and suggested seeding rates, listen in before you hit the field for #Plant21.


May 10, 2021

This week, we have Sorghum Checkoff Market Development Director Doug Bice on the podcast. Bice speaks about sorghum’s role in the consumer foods space and a new partnership between sorghum, pork and pulses called Powerful Pairings. To learn more about an emerging market for U.S. sorghum, listen in!


May 3, 2021

This week we visit with Brandon Lipps, former deputy undersecretary at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, about hunger and food insecurity. Brandon explains how sorghum, and other American-grown commodities, could be the answer to hunger in the U.S. and around the world. Listen in to learn more about government...


Apr 26, 2021

On this edition of Sorghum Smart Talk, we visit with Sorghum Checkoff International Market Development Director Florentino Lopez. He discusses commodity availability on a global scale and what these conditions could potentially mean for American sorghum farmers. To learn more about Florentino’s perspective on what...