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FEA TURES


2011 NSP Yield & Management Contest National, state and county results


Performance results across the Sorghum Belt


Arkansas ................. 13 Colorado .................16 Kansas .....................17 Louisiana ................22 Nebraska .................23 New Mexico.............23 Oklahoma ...............26 South Dakota .........27 Texas ........................28


DEP ART MENT S CEO’s Desk: So Long to 2011 Capitol Hill: The Elusive Farm Bill


Sorghum Shortcuts: Commodity Classic 2012 on the cover


A sorghum seed is planted during the 2011 sorghum planting season on the High Plains of Texas.


Photo by Jennifer Blackburn, National Sorghum Producers Communications Coordinator


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FAX (806) 749-9002 www.sorghumgrowers.com BOARD OF DIRECTORS


TERRY SWANSON ......................Walsh, Colorado Chairman of the Board


J.B. STEWART ............................ Keyes, Oklahoma Vice Chairman


GERALD SIMONSEN............... Ruskin, Nebraska Past Chairman


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JAMES BORN ....................................Booker, Texas TONY HEITSCHMIDT ................Bushton, Kansas DAN KRIENKE .............................. Perryton, Texas GREG KRISSEK ..............................Wichita, Kansas SAM SIMMONS .........................Harlingen, Texas LEON SOWERS .........................Murdock, Kansas DAVID THOMAS .........................New Deal, Texas TOM WILLIS ................................... Liberal, Kansas


STAFF


TIM LUST ...............................................................CEO SHARI CONNELL ....................Operations Manager CHRIS COGBURN ........ Strategic Business Director LINDSAY KENNEDY ..........External Affairs Director and Sorghum Grower Editor


JENNIFER BLACKBURN....Communications Coord. KELLY RINEY .........................Development Director BRUCE MAUNDER .......................Research Advisor GARY BAISE .........................................General Counsel COMBEST, SELL & ASSOC. ....D.C. Representation


SORGHUM Grower Volume 6, Issue 1


Winter 2012


Sorghum Grower is published by the National Sorghum Producers, an organization that represents U.S. sorghum producers and the sorghum industry. NSP is headquartered in Lubbock, Texas, in the heart of the U.S. Sorghum Belt. The organization serves as the voice of the sorghum industry coast to coast through legislative and regulatory representation and education. To subscribe, make address changes, or inquire about membership or advertising, please call (800) 658-9808 or email Sorghum Grower editor Lindsay Kennedy at lindsay@sorghumgrowers.com.


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