A newly revised Kansas State University Research & Extension publication, Kansas Grain Sorghum Management 2021, is now available and can be accessed online at: https://bookstore.ksre.ksu.edu/pubs/MF3046.pdf

This publication offers advice to producers, crop consultants, and agronomists to manage their sorghum crop as efficiently and profitably as possible. 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
  • Rate of dry down before harvest
  • Weed management
  • Irrigation management
  • Fertilizer requirements
  • Diseases
  • Insects
  • Pre-harvest desiccants

Contributors to the 2021 version of this publication include:

* Ignacio Ciampitti, Crop Production and Cropping Systems
Sarah Lancaster, Weed Management
Dorivar Ruiz Diaz, Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management
Jonathan Aguilar, Bio and Ag Engineering – Irrigation
Rodrigo Onofre, Plant Pathology
Doug Jardine, Plant Pathology (Emeritus)
Jeff Whitworth, Entomology