The Sweet Forage Sorghums

A piece of sweet sorghum is as delicious to chew on as a stick of candy. Forage and sweet sorghums grow way taller than corn. The sweet and forage varieties are linked, because forage sorghums are more leafy and have stalks that contain more sugar than grain sorghums. There's also a subcategory of varieties that are specialized for molasses making. But if you plant sorghum for syrup, you can still have a sorghum grain harvest, and the leaves, seeds, and pressed-out stalks can be fed to animals. The seed yield, in addition to your syrup and forage harvests, can also be heavy: 500 lb. of seed per acre and up. One ounce of seeds will plant a 50-foot row.

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