U.S. grain sorghum production practices and costs
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, National Economics Division in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Sorghum -- Economic aspects -- United States.

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Other titlesUS grain sorghum production practices and costs.
StatementWarren R. Grant, Ronald D. Krenz.
SeriesERS staff report -- no. AGES 851024.
ContributionsKrenz, Ronald D., United States. Dept. of Agriculture. National Economics Division.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 68 p. :
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17561193M

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