grain sorghum


Definition of grain sorghum

: any of several sorghums cultivated primarily for grain — compare sorgo

Examples of grain sorghum in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web WFF Migratory Bird Coordinator Seth Maddox said the window for planting crops like corn, grain sorghum or sunflowers to attract doves to private lands has passed, but there is a short window for browntop millet remaining. Frank Sargeant, al, 12 July 2020 More than 3 million jobs in Texas rely on international trade, and at one point China had targeted $10 billion in state exports for retaliatory tariffs, including liquefied propane, grain sorghum and cotton. Todd J. Gillman, Dallas News, 13 Jan. 2020 Whole grain: Choose from quinoa, emmer farro, einkorn, spelt, whole-grain sorghum (as opposed to pearled), whole-grain barley (again, not pearled), bulgur wheat, freekeh, Kamut wheat, brown rice, black rice, red rice and wild rice. Carrie Dennett, The Seattle Times, 28 Nov. 2018 Remember, grain sorghum’s going into premium products. Lynn Brezosky, San Antonio Express-News, 6 July 2018 People will adapt over time, even if temperatures are increasing, said Manuel Gabriel Ortega, 39, who grows cotton, grain sorghum and sugar cane. Scott Waldman, Scientific American, 23 Apr. 2018 China has already started an anti-subsidy and anti-dumping investigation into U.S. grain sorghum, less than two weeks after President Donald Trump announced tariffs on solar panels and washing machines., 7 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of grain sorghum

1920, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of grain sorghum was in 1920

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