SorghumBase Webinar

29 September 2021


We will be hosting a webinar at 3:00 PM (EDT) on Wednesday, September 29. Please join us to learn about new data (11 new genomes!), some practical tips to navigate the web portal, and future plans for the resource.

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Center for Sorghum Improvement Seminar: Christine Diepenbrock

8 October 2021


Christine Diepenbrock

Assistant Professor, Crop Nutritional Quality and Abiotic Stress Tolerance

Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis

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Third European Congress of Sorghum

12 October 2021 - 13 October 2021

Toulouse France

This year, the congress will focus on the downstream industry, as well as on highlighting outlet prospects in the feed, food, and industrial, sectors. This will constitute the focus of the three workshops that will take place on October 12, between 2 and 6 p.m., which will discuss:

  • Genetics and breeding,
  • Agronomy and cultivation methods,
  • Processing and industrial uses.

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Wewoka Sorghum Festival

23 October 2021

Wewoka, Oklahoma

The 45th annual Wewoka Sorghum Festival will be held on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The festival is a community celebration of sweet sorghum and Wewoka’s rich history held each fall. The award-winning event has become one of Oklahoma’s premier attractions, drawing thousands of visitors each year from across the U.S. and abroad to Wewoka on the fourth Saturday in October.

Admission to the family-friendly festival is free!

Be sure to sign up for the John Lively Memorial 5k Run, or bring your car out for the Sorghum Day Car Show!

At the Festival shop the novel selection of merchandise, products and art from vendors and enjoy a menagerie of native, cultural cuisine. Bring the kids to see the parade, learn about the South’s natural sweetener and visit the historic city of Wewoka.

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ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting

7 November 2021 - 10 November 2021

Salt Lake City, Utah, or limited virtual

The American Society of Agronomy, the Crop Science Society of America, and the Soil Science Society of America host a premier international scientific meeting that brings together leading and emerging scientific leaders from industry, government agencies, and academic institutions who are all working to advance agronomic, crop and soil sciences.

The in person option of this premier scientific meeting provides unlimited networking opportunities, innovative scientific abstracts, oral and poster sessions, a robust exhibit hall, technical workshops, and professional tours. Plus, there’s a career center, graduate and undergraduate programs, distinguished lecturers, awards, continuing education units (CEUs), prizes, and more!

The virtual option is a limited version of our in person Meeting and includes access to recordings of the Opening Keynote, the ASF Lectureship Series and internationally contributed oral and poster presentations.

Come join us to help turn the strategies into actions and the actions into impacts.  

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Center for Sorghum Improvement Seminar: Hugo Cuevas

9 November 2021


Hugo Cuevas

Research Geneticist


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Center for Sorghum Improvement Seminar: Ramasamy Perumal

14 December 2021


Ramasamy Perumal

Associate Professor, Sorghum Breeder

Dept. of Agronomy & Ag Research-Hays

Kansas State University

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