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National Sorghum Producers Announces Virtual Industry Forum

National Sorghum Producers will host a virtual industry forum on March first. 

The virtual forum will honor 2020 Sorghum Yield Contest winners and address issues and advancements in the industry. 

The event will take place in advance of Commodity Classic where it is typically held in person, but due to COVID-19 restrictions, all events will take place virtually this year.  

NSP CEO Tim Lust says, “The beauty of having a virtual event is we are able to open this forum to the entire industry and guests through an efficient, informative and entertaining program.” 

The event will feature a keynote with insights from Washington, D.C. 

Reece Cannady, U.S. Grains Council manager for global trade, and Sorghum Checkoff director Florentino Lopez will overview opportunities relating to current markets and sorghum demand. 

This will be followed by updates from Sorghum Checkoff Agronomy Director Brent Bean on the top producer requested advancement in sorghum seed technology, improved grass control with herbicide-tolerant sorghum. 

Producers can register for the event at SorghumGrowers.com/yield2020.

(Story Courtesy of the NAFB News Service)


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