The manufacture of sorghum sirup.

The manufacture of sorghum sirup.

Date: 1899
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Description: A guide to simple methods of sorghum syrup production, for farmers with limited facilities.
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Kafir Corn: Characteristics, Culture, and Uses

Kafir Corn: Characteristics, Culture, and Uses

Date: 1896
Creator: Georgeson, C. C. (Charles Christian), 1851-1931
Description: Report discussing the cultivation of kafir corn. The U.S. Department of Agriculture had recently introduced kafir corn from South Africa as an alternative to native varieties of corn because of its drought-resistant qualities and success in semiarid portion of the United States.
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Sorghum as a forage crop.

Sorghum as a forage crop.

Date: 1897
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Description: Describes methods of sorghum culture and discusses its use as a forage crop.
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The Best Two Sweet Sorghums for Forage

The Best Two Sweet Sorghums for Forage

Date: 1911
Creator: Conner, A. B.
Description: "At this time the several different sorghum varieties are grown promiscuously over the entire region adapted to this crop. This bulletin is prepared with a view to helping the farmer find the variety [of sorghum] best suited to his region and to grow and improve this variety so as to obtain better yields of forage." -- p. 2.
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Better Grain-Sorghum Crops

Better Grain-Sorghum Crops

Date: 1911
Creator: Ball, Carleton R. (Carleton Roy), 1873-1958
Description: "This paper presents the best-known methods of improving the grain-sorghum crops on the farms where they are grown. These methods are simple and inexpensive of time or money, and are therefore within the reach of all farmers. More attention to the bettering of the quality and yields will be repaid as fully in these crops as in other cereals." -- p. 2. Sorghum crops can be improved for drought resistance, earliness, stature, productivity, and adaptability to machine techniques.
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How to Use Sorghum Grain

How to Use Sorghum Grain

Date: 1918
Creator: Ball, Carleton R. (Carleton Roy), 1873-1958 & Rothgeb, Benton E.
Description: This bulletin discusses the uses of sorghum grain, including in animal feeds, human food, and alcohol production.
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Grain Sorghums: How to Grow Them

Grain Sorghums: How to Grow Them

Date: 1920
Creator: Rothgeb, Benton E.
Description: Report discussing the conditions and best practices necessary for growing grain sorghum, especially with respect to the different varieties and increased crop yields.
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Saccharine Sorghums for Forage

Saccharine Sorghums for Forage

Date: 1906
Creator: Ball, Carleton R. (Carleton Roy), 1873-1958
Description: Report discussing the use of saccharine sorghum for forage, including classification of different varieties of sorghum, climate and soil conditions for growing, and methods of cultivations. Sorghum may be used for soiling (or green feeding), pastures, hay, fodder, and silage among other possibilities.
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Uses of Sorghum Grain

Uses of Sorghum Grain

Date: 1915
Creator: Ball, Carleton R. (Carleton Roy), 1873-1958 & Rothgeb, Benton E.
Description: This report discusses the uses of sorghum grain for human food and animal feed, including information about nutrition, digestibility, and storage and preparation. Sorghum is grown primarily in the southern Great Plains of the United States.
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Sorghum-Syrup Manufacture

Sorghum-Syrup Manufacture

Date: 1918
Creator: Bryan, A. Hugh (Albert Hugh), 1874-1920; Hudson, C. H. & Sherwood, S. F.
Description: Revised edition. "This bulletin describes the varieties of sorghum and tells how to plant, cultivate, and harvest the crop. It gives the methods for manufacturing sorghum syrup, often incorrectly termed sorghum "molasses," with illustrations of the apparatus used. The approximate yields of cane, of syrup, and of sorghum seed are given. Economic considerations as to the location and arrangement of a sorghum-syrup plant, fuel used, the by-products and their uses, and making syrup on shares are set forth. Tables showing the sugar content of juice from typical varieties of sorghum cane and statistics for the yield of syrup by states from 1859 to 1909 are included." -- p. 2
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