Sorghum is a highly versatile crop that has been cultivated for thousands of years and has become an essential food source in many parts of the world. Its earliest known cultivation dates back to ancient Egypt, where it was used to make bread and beer.
There are lots of reasons for preppers and homesteaders to consider growing sorghum. Sorghum is highly resilient and can grow in various conditions. It is drought-tolerant, making it an excellent crop to grow in arid areas where other crops may not survive. It is also resistant to pests and diseases, making it easier to grow without the need for chemical pesticides.
Sorghum is also highly adaptable and can be grown in a variety of soil types. This versatility means that it can be grown in many different locations, making it a reliable food source or livestock feed for preppers who may need to relocate due to changing circumstances. Additionally, sorghum can be stored for long periods without losing its nutritional value, making it a great crop for food and feed storage needs.
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- An ancient grain grown in Africa and the Mid East for thousands of years
- Easy to hand process
- More nutrient than any other grains
- Highly drought tolerant
- Can handle broad temp ranges and swings
- Grows well in marginal soils that do not grow other grains or crops well
- High potential to become a perennial grain
- Uses that make this perfect for peppers
- As a food source, gluten free but you can make breads, porridges, etc.
- Livestock feed, poultry love it and you can just throw them the heads
- Once dried it stores easily
- The sap is of course sugar source
- The grain can be used to make moonshine/fuel, so can the sap
- The biomass his massive for compost/mulch and or biochar
- The root mass is also huge and improves soil
- Once you grow a crop you are seed secure forever
- High level of pest resistance
- Silage can also be a great feed source
- Cut and come again in warm climates
- There are no GMO sorghums (yet)
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