National Sorghum Producers Launches Sorghum Smart Talk: Policy Edition Podcast Sponsored by Richardson Seeds

LUBBOCK, Texas (Feb. 26, 2021)—National Sorghum Producers (NSP) launched a new podcast Sorghum Smart Talk: Policy Edition. The spin off of the original Sorghum Checkoff Sorghum Smart Talk podcast will focus on legislative and regulatory matters impacting sorghum farmers, answering a call for more information that can be accessed easily at home, on the road or in the tractor cab.

Sorghum Smart Talk: Policy Edition, sponsored by Richardson Seeds, will provide sorghum farmers valuable insight into the association’s advocacy efforts and help producers navigate complex issues and programs stemming from Washington, D.C.

“We have seen immense success with the original Sorghum Smart Talk podcast, and look forward to providing farmers looking for more information about the advocacy arm of our industry through this policy edition,” NSP Vice President of Communications Jennifer Blackburn said, “Expanding NSP’s communications portfolio helps us reach more sorghum farmers as preferences on how they consume information evolves, and we’re excited to offer this new medium.”

The inaugural episode of Sorghum Smart Talk: Policy Edition titled “New Year, New Congress” features NSP board Chairman Kody Carson, CEO Tim Lust and representative Tom Sell, co-founder of Combest, Sell & Associates. The trio highlight policy priorities for the sorghum industry in 2021 in addition to answering questions from sorghum grassroots members.

Grassroots engagement will be a cornerstone of the new podcast, and NSP is offering listeners the ability to engage each episode by submitting questions for NSP leaders at

Sorghum Smart Talk: Policy Edition is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Soundcloud and


National Sorghum Producers represents U.S. sorghum producers and serves as the voice of the sorghum industry coast to coast through legislative and regulatory representation and education. To learn more about NSP, visit