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NSP Applauds Bipartisan Introduction of TPA Legislation

NSP Applauds Bipartisan Introduction of TPA Legislation

NSP APPLAUDS BIPARTISAN INTRODUCTION OF TPA LEGISLATION Washington, D.C. – National Sorghum Producers welcomed the introduction yesterday of bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority legislation that will establish the necessary rules and guidelines for trade agreements, which boosts U.S. agriculture exports, creates jobs and spurs economic growth. “Our organization is pleased to see this legislation introduced as […]

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USDA Secretary to Keynote Commodity Classic 20th Annual Event Kicks Off Next Week

USDA Secretary to Keynote Commodity Classic 20th Annual Event Kicks Off Next Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Jennifer Myers, NCGA, (202) 628-7001 Jordan Bright, ASA, (314) 754-1344 Kayla Bullerman, NAWG, (202) 547-7800 Jennifer Blackburn, NSP, (806) 749-3478 USDA Secretary to Keynote Commodity Classic 20th Annual Event Kicks Off Next Week ST. LOUIS (March 17, 2015) —U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will make his sixth […]

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NSP Announces Annual Yield Contest Winners

NSP Announces Annual Yield Contest Winners

Winners will be honored at Commodity Classic National Sorghum Producers is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 NSP Yield Contest. Farmers from 27 states entered to win this year’s contest. Producer yields are highlighted in nine different categories with this year’s top yield at 246 bushels per acre, just shy of NSP’s 250 […]

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NSP, USCP Announce New Hires

NSP, USCP Announce New Hires

NSP, USCP Announce New Hires LUBBOCK, Texas — National Sorghum Producers and the United Sorghum Checkoff Program today announced the hiring of two employees to its national headquarters in Lubbock, Texas, and the hiring of one southeast regional director. “We are excited to welcome these talented new individuals to team sorghum,” said NSP and USCP […]

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NSP Names 2015 Legislative Committee Members

NSP Names 2015 Legislative Committee Members

For more information, contact: Lindsay Kennedy External Affairs Director National Sorghum Producers lindsay@sorghumgrowers.com 806-749-3478 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2014 NSP Names 2015 Legislative Committee Members LUBBOCK, Texas — National Sorghum Producers board of directors Chairman J.B. Stewart has appointed four new members to the NSP Legislative Committee. These members include: Kent Winter of Kansas, […]

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Blackburn Named NSP Director of Operations

Blackburn Named NSP Director of Operations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2014 Blackburn Named NSP Director of Operations LUBBOCK, Texas — The National Sorghum Producers has named Jennifer Blackburn director of operations. Blackburn previously held the position as NSP’s communications coordinator four and a half years before taking on this new role. She has also been responsible for managing the Oklahoma […]

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NSP Board Elects Officers, Welcomes New Directors

NSP Board Elects Officers, Welcomes New Directors

NSP Board Elects Officers, Welcomes New Directors LUBBOCK, Texas — The National Sorghum Producers board of directors elected officers and appointed two new individuals to the board last week during its annual August board meeting. Both NSP board chairman J.B. Stewart of Keyes, Okla., and vice chairman James Born of Booker, Texas, were reappointed to […]

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USDA Boosts Sorghum Acres to 7.47 million

USDA Boosts Sorghum Acres to 7.47 million

For more information, contact: Lindsay Kennedy External Affairs Director United Sorghum Checkoff Program National Sorghum Producers Office: (806) 687-8727   For Immediate Release July 1, 2014 USDA Boosts Sorghum Acres to 7.47 million LUBBOCK, Texas – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service released its June acreage report yesterday, increasing its estimated planted […]

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Sorghum Foundation Releases New Germplasm from Conversion Program

Sorghum Foundation Releases New Germplasm from Conversion Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 1, 2014 Sorghum Foundation Releases New Germplasm from Conversion Program LUBBOCK, TEXAS – The National Sorghum Foundation, in a joint effort with MMR Genetics (NuSeed America), USDA Agricultural Research Service and the United Sorghum Checkoff Program, recently released 49 sources of sorghum germplasm to the public from the reinstated Sorghum Conversion […]

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NSP Praises House Passage of the Farm Bill

NSP Praises House Passage of the Farm Bill

For more information, contact: Jennifer Blackburn Communications Coordinator National Sorghum Producers jennifer@sorghumgrowers.com 806-749-3478    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 29, 2014   NSP Praises House Passage of the Farm Bill WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Sorghum Producers commends the House of Representatives for coming together and finally passing the Agriculture Act of 2014, H.R. 2642, by a […]

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