Sorghum movements in the United States
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Published by Illinois Agricultural Experiment Station, Urbana-Champaign in Urbana-Champaign, Ill .
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  • Sorghum -- Transportation -- United States -- Statistics.,
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StatementLowell D. Hill ... [et al.].
SeriesNorth central regional research bulletin ;, 322, Southern cooperative series ;, bull. 339, University of Illinois bulletin ;, 791, University of Illinois bulletin (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Agricultural Experiment Station) ;, 791.
ContributionsHill, Lowell D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Agricultural Experiment Station.
LC ClassificationsS445 .S67 no. 339
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 38 p. :
Number of Pages38
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Open LibraryOL1670242M
LC Control Number91623401

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  United States of America. Statistics drawn from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAOSTAT) ranked the USA as the world's leading producer of sorghum, with a production total of million metric tons. As a cereal, sorghum is the 3 rd most produced grain in the country. The country has several regions that yield Author: Chelangat Faith. recorded appearance of sorghum in Europe was in the first century A.D. and it was introduced to the United States in the ’s for syrup production (Winberry, ). It is still one of the most important grain crops grown for human consumption and animal feeding throughout the world. Sorghum grain is gluten free and is a good substitute for. Grain sorghum was grown on 13,, acres in the United States (average for ), mainly in the Central and Southern Plains States. Yields for the two years averaged bushels per acre for a total average production of about million bushels. World-wide, grain sorghum is grown on more than million acres. Sorghum production in the United States The volume of sorghum produced in the United States reached a maximum in the / crop year at .