2014 sorghum hybrid performance trials in eastern Colorado
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The 2014 Colorado grain sorghum crop was estimated at 7.50 million bushels, 30 percent larger than the 2013 sorghum crop of 5.76 million bushels. For Colorado, the 2014 grain sorghum crop of 7.50 million bushels was the second largest in the last 10 years. The increase in sorghum production this year was due to the highest harvested acres (250,000) for the last 10 years. The grain yield this year was estimated at 30.0 bu/acre, which was 6 bu/acre more than last year, but 1.8 bu/acre less than the 10 year average. As the production and yield levels indicate, conditions in Eastern Colorado for ...