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Sorghum

 
Alison Thomas
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Does anyone grow sorghum? I was interested to learn that you can make sorghum molasses. Does anyone do that or have any experience to share?
 
Jeffrey Hodgins
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I've grown small amounts, had an issue with fungus on the grain but the plants live for 2 years or more. Temperatures below 13C at night will reduce yields.
 
Taylor Stewart
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We grew quite a bit of forage sorghum last year. Produces well, great for livestock and the stalks were sweet when I bit into them. No experience making molasses but I have done some research on the subject. There are presses driven by PTO and the resulting pulp is great animal fodder.
 
Alison Thomas
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PTO? That's what I write at the end of a page when it isn't obvious one has to turn the page over - Please Turn Over. But that doesn't make sense here
 
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PTO - Power Take Off

On my tractor it's a spinny thing on the back of the tractor that you fit equipment onto. Older tractors might have a pulley system.

 
Jeffrey Hodgins
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LOL. I'm sorry but the PTO thing is just so funny. Everyone should read it.
 
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