Drought Concerns: Milo and Forage Sorghum as Potential Alternatives
The region is lacking a lot of needed moisture going into the growing season. Due to these conditions we need to start looking at potential alternatives for forage production.
Forage sorghum and grain sorghum (milo) are forage crops that can be grown in place of corn in dry conditions. Not only do these crops require less water, but they are drought tolerant and have high regrowth potential as well. When hot temperatures and dry periods roll around, these crops can help you match your production needs. Read on here: http://www.agweb.com/article/drought-concerns-milo-and-forage-sorghum-as-potential-alternatives-NAA-university-news-release/