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Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Feb 27, 2015 02:39 PM CST

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- This bi-monthly column condenses the latest news in the field of crop technology, research and products.

PUSHING SORGHUM

Thanks to two new research efforts, sorghum yields could climb in the years to come. With funding from the Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, Kansas State researchers have produced experimental sorghum lines that are hitting impressive yield numbers. In 2013, the average for dryland sorghum in the Manhattan, Kan., region was 134 bushels per acre; dryland corn in the area averaged 184 bushels. According to a university news release, some hybrids from the experimental sorghum lines topped 200 bushels ...

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