RESEARCH

Chuck McDonald and Dale Murden, two of TGSB Board of Director's, attend a field day in the Rio Grande Valley to learn about current sorghum research.

MARKETING

A group of Egyptian sorghum buyers visit Texas and take tours to learn about Texas sorghum production and end uses.

EDUCATION

Calvin Trostle of Texas AgriLife Extension, educates producers on his sorghum research of his work funded by the Texas Grain Sorghum Producers & the United Sorghum Checkoff Program to field day attendees in the Southern High Plains.

Sorghum Crops Tour – June 2014

TGSP is hosting a comprehensive crops tour for current and potential international buyers of grain sorghum. The tour will be held the week of June 23, 2014.
Any interested attendees must contact Morgan Webb at morgan@texassorghum.org by June 1, 2014 to reserve their spot.
The tour will start in Houston, Texas and end in Dallas, Texas stopping at sorghum crops along the way. The participants on the tour will meet and visit with sorghum growers, elevators, grain sellers and logistic companies. See below for a tentative agenda.
The trip will be self-funded by participants. TGSP will only sponsor the transportation throughout the tour. TGSP will provide the agenda and hotel codes for participants to call and reserve their rooms. Participants will be required to cover the costs of their hotel rooms, airline tickets, meals and any other expenses occurred during the tour.

TENTATIVE Agenda
Participants who RSVP will receive a confirmed agenda at a later date.

Monday, June 23
Arrivals
Overnight in Houston

Tuesday, June 24
Tour Port of Houston
Stop at Grain Sorghum Fields around Wharton
Tour United Ag Cooperative in El Campo
Tour Port of Victoria
Overnight in Corpus Christi

Wednesday, June 25
Stop at Grain Sorghum Fields around Corpus Christi
Tour Planters Grain Cooperative
Tour Port of Corpus Christi
Meet & Greet with Sorghum Farmers
Overnight in Austin

Thursday, June 26
Stop at Grain Sorghum Fields around DFW
Meet w/ terminal elevators & grain sellers in DFW
Possible Texas Rangers Baseball Game
Overnight in DFW

Friday, June 27
Departures


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