What is Sorghum you ask? Unless you were raised in the South, you may not have any idea what it is!
Sorghum is a grain (cereal) that grows tall like corn, and it is used for a lot more than just sweetening. In the United States, sorghum is used as livestock feed and turned into ethanol. It’s a popular crop to grow within the drier regions of the States because it is drought resistant. This quality has also made it a popular crop in Africa. Want to learn more about this fancy little grain? Join in the fun at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History farm to see how this valuable sweetener was grown and processed in the early 1900’s.
10:00a to 3:00p
Sat, September 12, 2015