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Overview of the sorghum industry

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Grain sorghum is the main summer grain crop in most regions in Queensland, and plays a key role in providing feed grains to the beef, dairy, pig and poultry industries... The area of sorghum planted for grain in Queensland is normally 600,000-700,000 ha... Sorghum produced in Australia is used almost exclusively for feed - especially cattle, pigs and poultry - and this totals around 1.4 Mt. None is used for human consumption and a significant market exists in the pet food industry...