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Press Releases

Feb 25

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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Feb 18

Commodity Classic “Jazzed” to Welcome Agriculture Secretary

Commodity Classic “Jazzed” to Welcome Agriculture Secretary ST. LOUIS (January 18, 2016)— U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will make his seventh visit to Commodity Classic, the nation’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show. Secretary Vilsack will deliver a keynote address to several thousand farmers and ag allies during the event’s General Session, to […]

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Feb 11

Over-the-Top Grass Control: DuPont™ Zest™ Herbicide Approved for Sorghum

Over-the-Top Grass Control: DuPont™ Zest™ Herbicide Approved for Sorghum The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced the registration approval of the active ingredient nicosulfuron (the active ingredient in DuPont™ Zest™ herbicide) that will complement the non-GMO DuPont™ Inzen™ herbicide-tolerance sorghum trait. This product, the only herbicide technology focused solely on sorghum, will provide growers with […]

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Jan 18

NSP Names Julia Debes as Communications Director

NSP Names Julia Debes as Communications Director LUBBOCK, Texas — National Sorghum Producers is pleased to welcome Julia Debes to the position of communications director. Debes will provide a broad range of public relations and marketing communications support to the organization and will serve as associate editor for Sorghum Grower magazine. Debes joins NSP with […]

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Jan 12

Optional Tours Provide Unique New Orleans Experiences at Commodity Classic

Optional Tours Provide Unique New Orleans Experiences at Commodity Classic Swamp Tours, Above-Ground Tombs Just a Taste of Varied Itinerary ST. LOUIS (January 12, 2016)—From a voodoo queen to unique cuisine, farmers and their families will have the opportunity to explore one of the nation’s most fascinating cities thanks to a line-up of unique optional […]

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Jan 7

Early Registration Deadline for 2016 Commodity Classic Nears

Early Registration Deadline for 2016 Commodity Classic Nears Registrations on Pace for Another Record-Breaker ST. LOUIS – Thursday, January 14, is the last day to take advantage of early registration fees for the 2016 Commodity Classic, to be held March 3-5 in New Orleans. Early registrations received so far indicate that this year’s Commodity Classic […]

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Dec 14

NSP Announces Annual Yield Contest Winners, New World Record Non-Irrigated Yield Set

NSP Announces Annual Yield Contest Winners New World Record Non-Irrigated Yield Set LUBBOCK, Texas – National Sorghum Producers is proud to announce the winners of the 2015 NSP Yield Contest. Farmers from 29 states entered to win this year’s contest. Producer yields are highlighted in seven different categories with this year’s top yield at 239.85 bushels per acre, […]

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Nov 17

Ninth Circuit Court Gets Sulfoxaflor Decision Wrong, NSP Insists on Solutions

Ninth Circuit Court Gets Sulfoxaflor Decision Wrong, NSP Insists on Solutions The Environmental Protection Agency last week issued a cancellation order for all previously registered Sulfoxaflor products, including Transform. This cancellation order is in response to the Sept. 10, 2015, ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals against EPA, which became effective Nov. 12. […]

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Oct 28

Agreement to Remove Crop Insurance Cuts Reached, NSP Applauds Ag Leadership

Agreement to Remove Crop Insurance Cuts Reached, NSP Applauds Ag Leadership In the wake of the announcement this week of a two-year budget agreement, House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway and Ranking Member Collin Peterson announced an agreement to avoid the cuts to crop insurance, which are included in the vote today on the […]

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Aug 12

WASDE Reports National Sorghum Yield Record

LUBBOCK, Texas –The U.S. Department of Agriculture released today its August World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report, projecting a national yield record for grain sorghum at 74.6 bushels per acre. The previous record was set in 2007 at 73.2 bushels per acre. “We’re experiencing incredible growth and milestones in the sorghum industry,” said […]

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