The strength of rural America is the future of America, and, increasingly, the world.
Items of interest:
U.S. sorghum export commitments as of November 17, 2022. As can be seen, 2022 commitments remain substantially lower than most years except 2018.
A slow start for a small crop!
Market activities, both domestically and abroad, continue to ramp up to help create sales opportunities.
Sorghum demand distribution in 2021.
Sorghum has seen strong export demand until most recently. High prices as compared to the world market, lower inventories due to drought, and a variety of other factors from the strength of the dollar to inflation have dampened demand.
Although true, population increases, changes in diets, total grain supply, changing attitudes, and a continuing strengthening of the middle class will help to restore demand.
Learn more about the U.S. sorghum industry below.
Recently I was in Rennes, France for the SPACE expo. Wonderful opportunity to share the sorghum story with farmers, end-users, and merchandisers. Drought, as here in the states, has created challenges for farmers in France. Yields are expected to be lower and grain supplies are tightening.
Market opportunities and later sales do not magically appear they are created from existing and future demand that has been nurtured to know your product and trust your product.