Ninety-five percent of the sorghum crop is at or beyond the coloring stage, 5 percent behind last year and 2 percent behind the 5-year average.


Ninety-five percent of the sorghum crop is at or beyond the coloring stage, 5 percent behind last year and 2 percent behind the 5-year average.

Three-quarters of the sorghum crop is at or beyond the mature stage, 18 percent behind last year and 5 percent behind the 5-year average.

Despite cooler weather, 14 percent of the sorghum crop advanced to the mature stage during the week in Kansas, the largest sorghum-producing state.

Producers had harvested 44 percent of the nation’s sorghum crop by Oct. 16, sixteen percent behind last year and 5 percent behind the 5-year average.

Overall, 24 percent of the sorghum crop was reported in good to excellent condition, down slightly from last week.

Source: National Sorghum Producers