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Why Marketing Your Crop Matters: Q&A with John Miller

Why Marketing Your Crop Matters: Q&A with John Miller

The 2017 crop year will present tremendous challenges for U.S. producers. However, if history repeats itself, opportunities for profitable pricing will also exist. To take advantage, producers must be proactive. For a firsthand look at how, I caught up with John Miller, owner of Caldwell, Texas-based Southwest Agribusiness Consulting. John Duff: Tell me a little […]

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Weather Woes, Farmers Debate Next Move

Weather Woes, Farmers Debate Next Move

Mother Nature has turned loose amazing rains on West Texas. Records have been broken. Fields have standing water. Playas are full. And farmers, experiencing a new extreme opposite conditions in 2011, are left debating their next move. As farmers in the heart the of the Cotton Belt face the reality that many fields may or […]

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What’s in the new farm bill and how does sorghum fit in?

What’s in the new farm bill and how does sorghum fit in?

There are many new provisions in the Agriculture Act of 2014, and National Sorghum Producers is working hard to make sure these provisions are implemented in a way that helps the sorghum farmer. NSP has developed implementation committees for several different titles of the farm bill and is working collaboratively with USDA through the rule-writing […]

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VIDEO: NSP Membership and Programs Serve the Sorghum Industry

VIDEO: NSP Membership and Programs Serve the Sorghum Industry

The National Sorghum Producers is a commodity organization dedicated to improving the sorghum industry through advocacy and leadership. By leading legislative and regulatory change through effective policy and relationships, NSP aims for a more profitable, diverse and competitive sorghum industry. NSP services a variety of membership programs to better serve the sorghum industry. This video […]

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Images from Around Sorghum Country

Images from Around Sorghum Country

Another busy week for sorghum producers, researchers and advocates yielded not only growth in the industry, but also images from events and fields around the country. Have photos you would like to share? We’re tracking this year’s production across the country and want to see the status of your crop. Send us as many photos […]

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Commodity Classic Survival Guide

Commodity Classic Survival Guide

Sorghum growers who attend the 17th Annual Commodity Classic, March 1-3 in Nashville, Tenn., will get the inside scoop on what’s new from the people making it happen at America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show. We have put together a quick lists of links to help make your trip to this year’s Classic […]

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Sorghum Commodity Classic Schedule at a Glance

Sorghum Commodity Classic Schedule at a Glance

Tuesday, Feb. 2 United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board Meeting – 1:00pm – 5:00pm  Wednesday, February 29, 2012 National Sorghum Producers Board of Directors Meeting – 9:30am – 4:00pm  Thursday, March 1, 2012 NSP Meet and Greet – 8:00am – 9:30am – Tennessee Lobby A Sorghum General Session – 9:30am – 12:00 pm – Tennessee Ballroom C      Commodity Classic Trade […]

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NSP Hosts DC Fly-In

NSP Hosts DC Fly-In

In a two and a half day span in early October, NSP representatives attended 23 total meetings on Capitol Hill with legislators from 8 different states. The combined eight states—Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Michigan—account for more than 4.8 million acres of sorghum planted for grain in 2011, which is 91 […]

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Chromatin, Constellation Energy Partner to Test Sorghum Biomass for Power Generation

Chromatin, Constellation Energy Partner to Test Sorghum Biomass for Power Generation

In an effort to produce alternative fuels while reducing green house gas emissions, two companies have turned to sorghum as a viable solution to fuel electricity. Chromatin Inc., a supplier of biomass feedstock for energy producers, and Constellation Energy have invested in sorghum as a feasible option for use as a fuel source to generate […]

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Meet new NSP board member Greg Krissek

Meet new NSP board member Greg Krissek

This week’s NSP board member spotlight is on Greg Krissek, the director of government affairs for ICM Inc., in Wichita, Kan. He is one of the three new directors joining the NSP board this year. Krissek brings knowledge, leadership and experience to the NSP board. He has served as chairman on multiple boards and has […]

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