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18 February 2020

Feed manufacturers, demand the star sorghum.

  This is the title of the complete guide that Sorghum ID has just published for animal feed manufacturers. All the useful information is grouped together: grain composition, absence of tannins, nutritional and energy values, and uses in poultry, ruminants, pigs, etc. DOWNLOAD THE ANIMAL FEED GUIDE The guide is available in French, English, Turkish, […]

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20 December 2019

Do you know what is in a sorghum kernel?

  The sorghum grain is round and pointed. It presents a great diversity of hue and size (diameter from 4 to 8 mn). Its TKW (Thousand-kernel-weight) varies from 6 to 70 g. CARYOPSIS GERM The germ is located at the back and bottom of the kernel. It contains lipids (unsaturated fatty acids), B vitamins, low […]

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20 December 2019

Sorghum is on everyone’s lips.

It all started with a happy event: “I was pregnant and I wanted to continue putting on my red lipstick on a daily basis” explains Elodie Carpentier, co-founder of Rouge Français, “but I became more attentive to the composition of my usual cosmetic products. I then became interested in the formulations and the result was […]

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22 October 2019

Sorghum from Bologna, perfect for all uses

  Bologna, a province of northern Italy produces 90% of Italian sorghum. In addition to motivated producers, there are also highly committed distributors and processors who find in sorghum a raw material full of assets. Venturoli company, sorghum seed distributor: « Thanks to the genetics available in Italy, Italian producers have been able to appreciate […]

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17 April 2019

The benefits of grain sorghum in the diet of monogastrics.

  Not only does sorghum have a favorable chemical composition, but it is also the most energetic cereal for poultry. It can be incorporated up to 40% in feed formulations, while making sure to adapt this incorporation rate according to the growth or production stage. For example, during early phases, it is best to limit […]

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27 February 2019

Highlight on sorghum uses

PARIS 17 JANUARY. SORGHUM IN HUMAN FOOD. « There are many uses of sorghum in human food. Now we have to raise awareness on them.» This was the conclusion of the meeting organised by FNPSMS (Sorghum ID) and Céréales Vallée, on the topic of human food. Thirty participants from French, Italian, Belgian and Dutch seed […]

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27 August 2018

Using sorghum silage as feed for dairy and suckler herd

Silage sorghums BMR without grains – Dual-purpose use  sorghums – Grain Sorghum – Silage sweet sorghums BMR with grains The existing broad genetic diversity of sorghum is a real opportunity for the nutrition of ruminants. However, this diversity can also be seen as difficult in managing the feeding of a cattle herd. The aim of this article is […]

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