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Sorghum Planting Rates

Across the three counties in the Mid-Coast IPM Program, grain sorghum planting rates range from 40,000 to 120,000 seed per acre.  The ideal planting rate varies due to soils, rainfall, and row spacing.  A good starting place for planting sorghum is 65,000 seed per acre.   Sandy soils and lower rainfall averages usually need lower planting rates and heavier, clay soils and higher rainfall typically have higher seeding rates to obtain maximum yields. Field research has been conducted in fields in Calhoun, Refugio and Victoria Counties revealing different results. … Read More →