Field of Sorghum

Forage Sorghum

A drought-tolerant substitute for corn silage. Can be taken in soft dough as a direct cut or boot stage as a cut and wilt system. Requires less nitrogen and overall inputs compared to corn, will have reduced starch content compared to corn silage. 

  • Be aware of prussic acid conditions
  • Cheaper to produce and more drought tolerant than corn
  • Less starch content than corn silage
  • Be prepared to manage for the sugarcane aphid late season