Sorghum sprouting, mould could wipe millions from Qld harvest

Alison Paterson
Updated April 3 2024 - 8:55am, first published April 1 2024 - 9:00pm
Working to get his 300ha OF sorghum harvested ahead of more rain, AgForce Grains president Brendan Taylor said he and other growers were concerned about sprouting and mould. Picture: Supplieda
Working to get his 300ha OF sorghum harvested ahead of more rain, AgForce Grains president Brendan Taylor said he and other growers were concerned about sprouting and mould. Picture: Supplieda

Queensland growers are anxiously checking their sorghum as reports persistent rain had taken a toll on ripe crops and caused grain to sprout which could drastically reduce the price of their harvest tonnage and wipe out more than $100 million of value.

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