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Sorghum Growers: EPA Risk Assessment for Atrazine Departs from Science

Sorghum Growers: EPA Risk Assessment for Atrazine Departs from Science

LUBBOCK, Texas — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today released its Draft Triazine Ecological Risk Assessments. The assessment determined the herbicide atrazine poses ecological risk to plants and animals including amphibians, birds, reptiles and mammals, which according to the National Sorghum Producers departs from extensive scientific research proving the safety of atrazine. “National Sorghum Producers […]

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Transform Approved in 10 States to Treat Sugarcane Aphids

Transform Approved in 10 States to Treat Sugarcane Aphids

LUBBOCK, Texas – Sulfoxaflor, the active ingredient in Transform WG—a Dow AgroSciences product, now has government approval for use in 10 states to treat sugarcane aphids in grain sorghum. Following last month’s approval for use of sulfoxaflor in Texas, sorghum farmers in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Tennessee now have […]

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Transform WG Approved to Help Texas Sorghum Farmers Control Sugarcane Aphid

Transform WG Approved to Help Texas Sorghum Farmers Control Sugarcane Aphid

LUBBOCK, Texas — National Sorghum Producers and the Texas Grain Sorghum Association welcome government approval of sulfoxaflor, the active ingredient in Transform WG, for use in grain sorghum by Texas producers this growing season. “The availability of Transform WG is crucial to helping sorghum farmers combat the sugarcane aphid,” Tim Lust, NSP CEO, said. “We […]

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Four Positions Open on National Sorghum Producers Board

Four Positions Open on National Sorghum Producers Board

LUBBOCK, Texas — National Sorghum Producers is accepting applications for four positions on the NSP Board of Directors. Each position includes a three-year term beginning October 1, 2016. “Strong grower voices are needed now more than ever to help propel the sorghum industry forward and protect our existing tools and technologies,” NSP CEO Tim Lust […]

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National Sorghum Producers Announce Rule Changes for 2016 NSP Yield Contest

National Sorghum Producers Announce Rule Changes for 2016 NSP Yield Contest

LUBBOCK, Texas — The 2016 National Sorghum Producers Yield Contest will include updated divisions as well as other rule changes. All divisions previously listed as non-irrigated will now be labeled as dryland, and prior mulch-till division entries will now fall under the reduced-till divisions. As a result, the categories for the 2016 NSP Yield Contest […]

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Commodity Classic Rises to Whole New Level

Commodity Classic Rises to Whole New Level

Commodity Classic Rises to Whole New Level Significant New Records Set in Attendance and Trade Show Size ST. LOUIS – With nearly a quarter more attendees compared to last year, the 2016 Commodity Classic convention and trade show, which took place last week in New Orleans, shattered many previous records for the landmark event. “We […]

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National Sorghum Producers Announces Sorghum Shootout

National Sorghum Producers Announces Sorghum Shootout

National Sorghum Producers Announces Sorghum Shootout: Program will chronicle growers on quest to reach higher yields LUBBOCK, Texas — National Sorghum Producers (NSP) today announced a new program, the Sorghum Shootout, to provide a forum for sorghum growers across the country to be exposed to some of the best management practices needed to reach the […]

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Farm Groups and Agriculture Technology Providers Develop New Tool to Aid Farmers in Understanding Big Data Contracts

Farm Groups and Agriculture Technology Providers Develop New Tool to Aid Farmers in Understanding Big Data Contracts

Farm Groups and Agriculture Technology Providers Develop New Tool to Aid Farmers in Understanding Big Data Contracts NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – A coalition of major farm organizations, commodity groups and agriculture technology providers (ATPs) debuted a tool designed to help farmers understand how their data will be used when they adopt precision agriculture technologies. New […]

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Ag Leaders Unite to Overcome Obstacles that Hinder More Ag Trade with Cuba

Ag Leaders Unite to Overcome Obstacles that Hinder More Ag Trade with Cuba

Ag Leaders Unite to Overcome Obstacles that Hinder More Ag Trade with Cuba During a Commodity Classic press conference, farm leaders from the U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba (USACC) will stand together to show their support for progress made to open up trade with Cuba. Members will highlight specific actions on credit issues and financial […]

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Discuss the Latest Industry Issues and Trends at 2016 Sorghum General Session

Discuss the Latest Industry Issues and Trends at 2016 Sorghum General Session

For more information, contact: Jennifer Blackburn External Affairs Director National Sorghum Producers jennifer@sorghumgrowers.com 806-749-3478 February 25, 2016 Discuss the Latest Industry Issues and Trends at 2016 Sorghum General Session LUBBOCK, Texas — Learn about the latest issues and trends in the sorghum industry at the 2016 Sorghum General Session on Thursday, March 3 as part […]

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