Sorghum Progress in Oklahoma -Sept 12

USDA-NASS (National Agricultural Statistics Service) released estimates of crop progress on September 12th.  Oklahoma sorghum is almost three-fourths coloring, and one-third mature.

Oklahoma Sorghum:    Sept 4  (%)  Sept 11

Sorghum coloring           56                 73

Sorghum mature            27                 33

Sorghum harvested          9                 15

Harvest problems are reported in northern Oklahoma, with some producers washing combines daily to remove sugarcane aphid honeydew.

OSU Performance Trials were harvested at Homestead on August 23rd, Tipton on August 26th, and Apache on Sept. 9th. More details will be forthcoming.

 

Full NASS Report:

http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/usda/current/CropProg/CropProg-09-12-2016.pdf

 

 

 

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