Sorghum's Growing Pains - 1
Wed Jul 22, 2015 07:25 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Richard Jameson planted drought-tolerant sorghum for the first time in more than a decade on his west-central Tennessee farm, and then it seemed to never stop raining.

He sees the irony.

"I'm kind of surprised at how well it's held up," he said, adding that only 40 acres failed of the 620 acres he planted. "My earliest-planted sorghum is beginning to flower, so I'm getting kind of excited. I feel like now I'm noticing blackbirds. I've never noticed blackbirds before. I keep thinking about all these new pests."

Traditionally, Jameson grows corn, soybeans, cotton and wheat, but ...

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