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How to use a small patch of sorghum?

Sorghum growing tall.

We grew a patch of sorghum for the goats but they're gone now.

It's not enough to press into a molasses.

What could it be used for?



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Down in the "deep souf" they make syrup with it, but honestly, I just don't care for the flavor when I have been spoiled by pure maple syrup!
Comment by Eric Thu Aug 24 17:20:51 2017
we used to cut the cane up in small pieces and chew it like gum. nice sweet taste. you could even purchase a few short pieces (2-3 feet long) at local flea markets and fruit stands for this purpose.
Comment by John R Thu Aug 24 20:48:21 2017
Save it for seed. Sorghum is an OK cover crop. Birds like the seeds.
Comment by Eric in Japan Fri Aug 25 10:22:28 2017

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