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AgriLife North Region Ag's Podcast


Jun 17, 2023

Mark Carroll, AgriLife Extension Agent in Floyd County and Dr. Juan Pineiro', AgriLife Extension Dairy Specialist discuss the pro's and con's of growing and feeding sorghum silage as an option for dairies.  Silage demand has increased tremendously in the South Plains and Panhandle regions of Texas due to increased dairy cows and dairies.  Due to drought and limiting irrigation to meet this demand, research has been looking at sorghum as an alternative.  Dr. Pineiro' gets into the specifics of how corn and sorghum differ and what is important to know if you are growing these crops for silage.