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Sorghum Notes

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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Feb 18

Sorghum Notes | February 18, 2016

      National Sorghum Producers The voice of the sorghum industry Sorghum E-Notes | Feb. 18, 2016 NSP Asks for Extension on APHIS Comment Period on APHIS Seed Technology Regulations National Sorghum Producers joined other agricultural organizations this week in requesting an extension of the current comment period on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and […]

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Feb 11

Sorghum Notes | February 11, 2016

National Sorghum Producers The voice of the sorghum industry Sorghum E-Notes | Feb. 11, 2016 Submit Comments in Support of Transform NOW! The comment period for Transform closes tonight, Feb. 11 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern. National Sorghum Producers encourages sorghum farmers, particularly those in Texas, to submit comments in support of Transform. The Environmental Protection Agency opened […]

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Feb 4

Sorghum Notes | February 4

National Sorghum Producers The voice of the sorghum industry Sorghum E-Notes | Feb. 4, 2016 Farmer Comments Needed for Transform Use This Year National Sorghum Producers encourages sorghum farmers, particularly those in Texas, to submit comments in support Transform by Thursday, February 11. The Environmental Protection Agency has opened a brief comment period on a […]

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Jan 28

Sorghum Notes | January 28

National Sorghum Producers The voice of the sorghum industry Sorghum E-Notes | Jan. 28, 2016 EPA Requests Comments on Emergency Sulfoxaflor (Transform) Exemption for Sorghum The Environmental Protection Agency has opened a brief comment period on a Section 18 application by the Texas Department of Agriculture for use of sulfoxaflor, which goes by the brand […]

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Jan 21

Sorghum Notes | January 21

      National Sorghum Producers The voice of the sorghum industry Sorghum E-Notes | Jan. 21, 2016 Senate Fails to Override President’s Veto of WOTUS Disapproval  On Thursday, January 21 the U.S. Senate failed to find enough votes to override President Obama’s veto of the joint resolution to disapprove the Clean Water Rule (WOTUS). […]

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