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Updated for 2019 - Kansas Sorghum Management publication

 

A newly revised K-State Research and Extension publication, Kansas Sorghum Management 2019, is now available and can be accessed online at: https://www.bookstore.ksre.ksu.edu/pubs/MF3046.pdf

 


 

This publication helps producers manage their sorghum crop as efficiently and profitably as possible under Kansas growing conditions. Recommendations should be considered as guidelines and must be tailored to situations based on the cropping system, soils, and weed populations encountered in that field.

This comprehensive guide is written specifically for Kansas and includes valuable, up-to-date information on:

  • Tillage and rotations
  • Hybrid selection
  • Planting practices including:
    • Row widths
    • Seeding rates
    • Yield estimation
  • Rate of dry down before harvest
  • Weed management
  • Irrigation management
  • Fertilizer requirements
  • Diseases
  • Insects
  • Pre-harvest desiccants


Contributors to the 2019 version of this publication include:

  • Ignacio Ciampitti, Crop Production and Cropping Systems
  • Dorivar Ruiz Diaz, Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management
  • Doug Jardine, Plant Pathology
  • Dallas Peterson, Weed Science
  • Marshall Hay, Weed Science
  • Jeff Whitworth, Entomology
  • Danny Rogers, Agricultural Engineering