Sunflowers add diversity to northeast Texas grain farm

Smith, Ron
August 2010
Southwest Farm Press;8/5/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 16, p12
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the sunflowers planted by farmers Chad Wetzel and Bruce Wetzel on their Grayson County, Texas farm in the spring of 2010. They believe that sunflowers could offer them a much better profit opportunity than corn. They find that putting sunflowers on the lighter soils benefits them as they can improve productivity and concentrate corn on heavier land.


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