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Planting Grain Sorghum: I. Row Spacing Width

This tip was provided by: Calvin Trostle, Extension Agronomy, Lubbock, 806-746-6101, ctrostle@ag.tamu.edu Statewide Planting Grain Sorghum:  I. Row Spacing Width The average Texas grain sorghum field has narrower row spacing than 20 and 30 years ago.  The impetus to do so incudes better understanding of plant growth response, improved sorghum shading of the soil for reducing evaporation and suppressing small weeds, …

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Preplant and Preemerge Herbicide Options in Grain Sorghum

This tip was provided by: Ronnie Schnell, Cropping Systems – Statewide, College Station, ronschnell@tamu.edu Statewide Preplant and Preemerge Herbicide Options in Grain Sorghum Early competition from broadleaf and grass weeds in grain sorghum can result in yield loss. Use of soil active herbicides applied before planting or before sorghum emergence is critical for effective weed management. Below is a partial list …

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