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The KGS Commission is committed to sorghum promotion, research, and information designed to strengthen, expand and develop new foreign and domestic markets for sorghum.

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The KGS Producers Association gives growers a voice in legislative, regulatory and industry affairs through efforts funded through membership dues.

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U.S., Japan Agree to First Stage of Limited-Scope, Agricultural Trade Deal

U.S., Japan Agree to First Stage of Limited-Scope, Agricultural Trade Deal

President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe hosted on the sidelines of this week’s U.N. General Assembly a signing ceremony revolving around an initial trade agreement reportedly allowing for $7 billion of U.S. agricultural exports, including potential exports of U.S. ethanol, into the Japanese market. Media reports from earlier in the week noted ongoing… Read More

USDA Announces United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board Appointments, Names Kansans

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the appointment of five members to serve on the United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board. Four appointees will serve three-year terms and one appointee will serve the remaining one-year portion of a vacant position. The 13-member United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board is composed of nine sorghum farmers who represent… Read More

Sorghum Checkoff Hosts Over 65 International Buyers at Export Sorghum

Sorghum Checkoff Hosts Over 65 International Buyers at Export Sorghum

The United Sorghum Checkoff Program, in coordination with the Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, the U.S. Grains Council (USGC), and the Texas Grain Sorghum Producers Board, is hosting international grain buyers from eight countries who are currently purchasing or are interested in U.S. grain sorghum. The Export Sorghum event is a one-day, educational conference in Dallas,… Read More

Sugarcane Aphid Sighted on Grain Sorghum in Kansas

Sugarcane Aphid Sighted on Grain Sorghum in Kansas

The sugarcane aphid (SCA) has now been reported in four counties in Kansas, according to K-State Research and Extension. Sumner, Reno, Kiowa and Haskell counties have reported sightings for 2019. Kansas sorghum producers across the state should begin scouting their fields on a regular basis. Be sure to to visit K-State Agronomy to remain up-to-date on scouting… Read More

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