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Sorghum Notes

May 6

Sorghum Notes | May 5

National Sorghum Producers The voice of the sorghum industry Sorghum E-Notes | May 5, 2016 Sugarcane Aphid Management Update The sugarcane aphid has made an early arrival this season, being found early in South Texas and this week as far north as the lower Texas Panhandle. Entomologist say although this is concerning, it does not give us […]

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Apr 28

Sorghum Notes | April 28, 2016

National Sorghum Producers The voice of the sorghum industry Sorghum E-Notes |  April 28, 2016 EPA Soliciting Comments on Paraquat The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is accepting public comments on proposed actions related to paraquat, the active ingredient in Syngenta’s Gramoxone®. The EPA’s proposed interim mitigation decision would restrict use of the herbicide to only certified […]

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Apr 21

Sorghum Notes | April 21, 2016

National Sorghum Producers The voice of the sorghum industry Sorghum E-Notes |  April 21, 2016 Reduced PHI for Sivanto Prime Approved in Texas  The Texas Department of Agriculture approved a 24(c) special local need registration for Sivanto Prime, a Bayer CropScience product, that reduces the pre-harvest interval. Texas producers can now apply Sivanto Prime up to […]

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Apr 14

Sorghum Notes | April 14, 2016

National Sorghum Producers The voice of the sorghum industry Sorghum E-Notes |  April 14, 2016 Transform Approved for Texas The Environmental Protection Agency announced the approval of a request for the use of sulfoxaflor (Transform WG), a Dow AgroSciences product, on up to three million acres in Texas to control the sugarcane aphid this growing season. The Texas […]

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Apr 7

Sorghum Notes | April 7, 2016

National Sorghum Producers The voice of the sorghum industry Sorghum E-Notes |  April 7, 2016 Bayer, Nichino America Request Hearing on Belt Bayer CropScience and Nichino America, Inc. have formally requested a hearing before the Environmental Protection Agency’s Administrative Law Judge, contesting the EPA’s proposed cancellation of flubendiamide, the active ingredient in Belt™. The legal proceeding follows EPA’s announced intent to cancel the active […]

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Mar 31

Sorghum Notes | March 31, 2016

National Sorghum Producers The voice of the sorghum industry Sorghum E-Notes |  March 31, 2015 Prospective Plantings Report Released The U.S. Department of Agriculture released the 2016 Prospective Plantings Report on Thursday, March 31, and predicted U.S. sorghum plantings at 7.2 million acres. While the projection is 85 percent of 2015 planted acreage, the estimate is consistent with the […]

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Mar 24

Sorghum Notes | March 24, 2016

      National Sorghum Producers The voice of the sorghum industry Sorghum E-Notes | Mar. 24, 2015 Ag Organizations Ask for Delay of OSHA Removal of Farm Supply Exemption On Wednesday, March 23, National Sorghum Producers joined other agricultural organizations in calling for House and Senate budget officials to delay the proposed removal of an exemption by farm […]

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Mar 17

Sorghum Notes | March 17, 2016

      National Sorghum Producers The voice of the sorghum industry Sorghum E-Notes | March 17, 2016 Roberts GM Labeling Bill Stalled On Wednesday, March 16, Senate Democrats stalled a proposed compromise on a federal labeling bill for foods containing GM ingredients championed by Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, […]

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Mar 10

Sorghum Notes | March 10, 2016

National Sorghum Producers The voice of the sorghum industry Sorghum E-Notes | March 10, 2016 Record Attendance at 2016 Commodity Classic National Sorghum Producers discussed the latest issues with 9,770 attendees at the 2016 Commodity Classic in New Orleans, Louisiana. In particular, the 2016 Sorghum General Session highlighted updates on sorghum pipeline, managing the sugarcane aphid, price […]

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Feb 26

Sorghum Notes | February 25, 2016

National Sorghum Producers The voice of the sorghum industry Sorghum E-Notes | Feb. 25, 2016 Sixth Circuit Claims Jurisdiction over WOTUS Cases The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit agreed to hear consolidated challenges to the Clean Water Act, referred to as waters of the U.S. (WOTUS). In doing so, the Court rejected […]

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