SWEET SORGHUM is any of the many varieties of the sorghum grass whose
stalks have a high sugar content.
* 1 Cultivation * 2 Uses * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links
Most sorghum grown for syrup production is grown in
Horse-driven, antique sorghum-cane juicer being operated at an
organic farm in central North Carolina, for syrup production
Adding freshly squeezed juice to a simmering pan of syrup on an open
fire, much as it was done in the 19th century Madhura sweet
sorghum syrup sold in
Sorghum syrup and hot biscuits are a traditional breakfast in the
Southern United States
In the U.S. since the 1950s, sorghum has been raised primarily for
forage and silage, with sorghum cultivation for cattle feed
concentrated in the
Grain sorghum has also been used by the ethanol industry for quite
some time because it yields about the same amount of ethanol per
bushel as corn. As new-generation ethanol processes are studied and
improved, sorghum's role may continue to expand.
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* ^ Ventilated. "Guidance on Sorghum Production – March 19,
2008." Indiana State Department of Health Division of Consumer
Protection Food Protection Program Guidance on Sorghum Production –
March 19, 2008 (2008): 1-6. IN.gov. Indiana State Department of
Health: Division of Consumer Protection: Food Protection Program, 19
Mar. 2008. Web. 22 May 2014.
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