Posts Tagged ‘sorghum’

Sorghum crop late, but yields looking okay

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Mississippi’s farmers showed their ability to adapt when wet spring weather forced many of them to change their planting intentions from corn, cotton and soybeans to late-planted grain sorghum. “This year it rained from about March 25 through mid-May, which had a huge impact on delaying planting and actually switching crop intentions,” […] [...]

When corn wouldn’t grow, maze-maker turns to grass

by MBJ Staff Published: October 30,2012

Tags: agriculture, agritourism, agritourist, corn, farm, farmer, farming, Halloween, maze, scary, sorghum, sppoky, sweet potato

CHICKASAW COUNTY — With persistence, hard work and a little help from technology, one Mississippi sweet potato farmer has created an unusual maze. “My farm is not that big, and after the disaster in 2009 when we lost about 90 percent of our sweet potato crop, we were looking for something else to do to […] [...]

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