2 edition of U.S. grain sorghum production practices and costs found in the catalog.
U.S. grain sorghum production practices and costs
Warren R Grant
by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, National Economics Division in [Washington, D.C.]
Written in English
|Other titles||US grain sorghum production practices and costs|
|Statement||Warren R. Grant, Ronald D. Krenz|
|Series||ERS staff report -- no. AGES 851024|
|Contributions||Krenz, R. D, United States. Dept. of Agriculture. National Economics Division|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 68 p. :|
|Number of Pages||68|
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How a Sorghum Plant Develops R. L. VANDERLIP* Sorghum’s importance as a feed grain has increased in the U.S., and it is a major human food in other areas of the world. To manage the sorghum crop for maximum produc-tion, the producer must understand how the plant grows and develops and what factors affect its growth, development, and nutrient File Size: KB. Grain sorghum, it’s what’s for breakfast. Glenn Schur, Plainview, Texas, grain and cotton producer, says the food grade grain sorghum, Onyx, he grew for the first time last year could offer new opportunities for Southwest farmers looking for alternative crops and new markets. Currently, food-grade sorghum accounts for only 2 percent of the grain sorghum [ ].
As a nongenetically modified crop, grain sorghum has found favor in the U.S. export market. China imported some 6 million metric tons (nearly million bushels) of grain sorghum in the crop year, according to the U.S. Grains Council, up Author: Bill Spiegel. Per Hectare of Cost Sorghum Production in India and Nigeria. The table revealed that, the average total cost of production per hectare was Rs and Rs out of which Rs and Rs were operational costs accounting for and % of the total cost for Indian and Nigerian sorghum production respectively.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Grant, Warren R. U.S. grain sorghum production practices and costs. [Washington, D.C.]: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Grain sorghum is one of the most versatile crops, capable of growing well under contrasting climatic conditions.
Although grain sorghum is mostly grown in the U.S. for animal feed, it is the dietary staple of people in more than 30 countries.
Some types are also used in making unleavened bread, cakes, wallboard, starch, dextrose, syrup,File Size: KB. Kansas produced the highest volume of sorghum for grain of any U.S. state, according to a report. In that year, some million bushels of sorghum for grain were produced in Kansas.
China’s million bushel imports equals 92% of the total U.S. exports and 64% of our total production. As of Ma 73% of the projected U.S. grain sorghum exports have already been inspected for export with 5 months still left in the marketing year.
China’s primary interest in grain sorghum is for feed. Chinese importers areFile Size: KB. Characteristics and Production Costs of U.S. Grain Sorghum Farms, John E. Jinkins William D. McBride In this report Producing a bushel of grain sorgtium cost U.S.
farmers an average of $1,26 in variable cash expenses in Individual farm costs ranged from under $1 to more than $5 per bushel. Yields, production practices, and regional. Corn is the most widely produced feed grain in the United States (U.S.), accounting for more than 95 percent of total production and use.
The other three major feed grains are sorghum, barley, and oats. Most of the corn crop provides the main energy ingredient in livestock feed. Corn is also processed into a wide range of food and industrial. Warren R Grant has written: 'U.S. grain sorghum production practices and costs' -- subject(s): Economic aspects, Economic aspects of Sorghum, Sorghum 'Economic relationships of U.S.
sorghum demand. U.S. sorghum production is concentrated in the southern half of the Great Plains, with about 80 percent of the production occurring in Texas, Kansas, and Nebraska.
Production rose sharply after the introduction of hybrid sorghum. Sorghum became an important U.S. feed grain crop after World War II.
Domestic feed. Uses of sorghum grain / (Washington D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, ), by Carleton R. Ball and Benton E. Rothgeb (page images at HathiTrust) The corn crops: a discussion of maize, kafirs, and sorghums as grown in the United States and Canada, (New York, Macmillan, ), by E.
Montgomery (page images at HathiTrust). A book of the names and address of people living in a city. grain, animal feed, alcoholic beverages, cereal, sweeteners, sorghum syrup, sorghum molasses, sorghum flour, sorghum ethanol, and. Worldwide, sorghum is ranked in the top 5 for cereal grains in production and acreage.
The U.S. is the world’s largest grain sorghum producer and Kansas ranked as the top sorghum-producing state in The “Sorghum Belt” extends from South Dakota through Kansas and down to southern Texas. management and marketing practices, average corn yields in Arkansas are in the to bushels per acre range.
These yield levels represent a bushels per acre increase per year sinceand it is very close to average yields observed in traditional corn producing states (Table Intro-1).
The Corn and Grain Sorghum Research. Grain sorghum is an important feedstuff for livestock production. The majority of sorghum produced in the U.S. is grown from South Dakota to southern Texas, primarily on dryland or limited irrigated acres.
Sorghum is a water efficient crop, tolerating heat and moisture stress better than most crops. It also. 1 Amounts shown are for medium (M) soil test levels. Apply 50% of this r ate if soil test is high (H) and omit if sod test is excessively high (EH).
Variety Selection: Improved short-season grain sorghum hybrids are available, but most of the breeding is for the major grain sorghum production areas, which have warmer, longer growing seasons.
Asia Pacific is next in queue. The U.S. Department of Energy has allocated USD 70 million for the research of sorghum as a model feedstock. Other major producers of sorghum are spread across Nigeria, India, Sudan and Ethiopia. In Africa, the support of the local. About 15% of the U.S.
grain sorghum crop currently is used for ethanol production with one bushel producing the same amount of ethanol as one bushel of corn. Sorghum is the only crop that can effectively be utilized into starch, sugar, and cellulose ethanol production.
Human Consumption. Worldwide, sorghum is a food grain for humans. Animal agriculture is one of the most important markets for sorghum production in the United States.
Sorghum is utilized in the beef, swine, dairy and poultry industries. Sorghum grain, stalks and leaves can be utilized in various feed ingredients. Sorghum is the. The result reviled that compared to agro pastoralist indigenous practices on both varieties improved production practice had significantly increased fodder and grain yield of sorghum by 70%.
Cash prices are about 90% of corn on a bushel basis. Contracts may be available for birdseed markets. Grain sorghum is a major commodity crop in the U.S. and production is supported by the Farm Service Agency (loan and LDP payments available). moisture levels up to about 20%.
Conventional grain dryers or use of natural-air drying are options. U.S. Grain Sorghum Production Grain Marketing - Choose - Grain Market Outlook Newsletter Interactive Crop Basis Tool Crop Basis Maps Grain Supply and Demand (WASDE) Variable Storage Rates (VSR) Cash Prices & Marketing Strategies Presentations Publications.
In the U.S., sorghum is grown in 14 states, with Kansas and Texas historically ranking as the top two production states. But the crop has had a tough row to hoe.Bennett et al. () in their book, "Modern Grain Sorghum Production," characterize grain sorghum as a "wonder crop" of semi-arid and arid agriculture.
They note that production of grain sorghum has been revolutionized in the past 40 years and predicted that grain sorghum acreage will expand in response to the increasing yield potential of the.Leading U.S. states based on value of barley production ; U.S.
sorghum production //; Total U.S. grain imports ; Yield per harvested acre of corn for grain