Harvesting Sorghum

Harvesting Sorghum

Harvesting Sorghum

Harvesting sorghum

  • Depending on the variety, sorghum matures between 90-140 days and is ready for harvesting when the crop has reached physiological maturity.
  • First season sorghum is harvested between July to August while second season sorghum is harvested from December to January.
  • Harvesting is done by cutting the sorghum panicle just below the attachment with the peduncle.
  • In Uganda harvesting sorghum is predominantly done by women using a sickle or knife.
  • For seed production harvest only disease free heads.
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