Wrights turn to milo to reduce risk

Smith, Ron
June 2011
Southwest Farm Press;6/2/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 14, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the importance of grain sorghum for Kenneth and Kendal Wright's risk management strategy in Greenville, Texas. The Wrights will not be planting corn in 2011 but instead will be planting milo and soybeans because of aflatoxin. According to Kenneth, they can always make a milo crop even in a drought year and they can sell it. Moreover, they are farming near residential areas limiting their ability to use aerial applicators to put out the toxic fungus strains.


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