Ceres Sells Forage Sorghum in Puerto Rico
- Island dairies plant commercial evaluations of Ceres’ improved forage sorghum hybrids
- Subtropical conditions similar to other international market
Ceres has expanded commercial evaluations of our improved forage hybrids in Puerto Rico. Growers and dairies on the island territory have planted multiple, commercial-scale evaluations of our Blade brand seed products in order to diversify their supply of feed and forage.
Milk production is the single largest sector of Puerto Rico’s agricultural economy. Due in part to limits on land and resources, the sector includes highly sophisticated dairy businesses, which optimize supply chains and feed rations to maximize production and efficiency, including locally sourced feed and forage crops.
Growing conditions on the island provide a useful proving ground for its products under subtropical conditions, which include high heat, humidity and disease pressure. Puerto Rico’s subtropical geography is similar to India, Thailand and Africa where sorghum is commonly grown.