CROPS NEWS
Making the Most of Milo
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Jan 29, 2014 10:27 AM CST

HAYS, Kan. (DTN) -- As lower prices and shrinking water reserves threaten King Corn's reign in the Western Corn Belt, its hardy and long-neglected cousin sorghum seems poised for a comeback, if it can overcome a few pesky marketing challenges.

Sorghum's fighting an uphill battle to gain a share of ethanol production, and ethanol experts in Kansas stress that farmers need to manage the crop with the same care they've shown corn.

One of the primary factors working in sorghum's favor among farmers -- lower corn prices -- has actually threatened its appeal as an ethanol source. Ethanol plants that ...

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