The Board of Directors working with Executive Secretary Bob Johnson put together an exciting and robust program for the 2023 annual meeting.
Thursday afternoon (February 23) was the Syrup Judging contest. Austin Kramer coordinated the event. We thank our Judges Chef Tanner Swizegood, Dancing Bear Lodge, Chef Brad Edenfield, Lonesome Dove Western Bistro, Sara Vaden, FCS Extension Agent, University of Tennessee, Steve Patterson, Syrup Producer in Rome GA, Jennie Palaganas, General Manager at The Ramsey Hotel, and Dwight Concierge at The Ramsey Hotel.
Culinary Goods Contest
We thank the folks that managed the Culinary Contest: Mary Abercrombie, Virginia, Bessie Warner, West Virginia, and Carol Lipe, Tennessee.
There's much to see here. So, take your time, look around, and learn all there is to know about sweet sorghum production and processing. We hope you enjoy our site and please contact any of the National Executive Officers listed below or any of the Board Members with any questions about sweet sorghum.
(l-r) Phillip Walker, NSSPPA President, Danny Townsend, Kentucky, Third Place, Charles Murphree, Mississippi, Second Place, Terry Hughes, Georgia, First Place,
Austin Kramer, At-Large Board Member - Syrup Contest Coordinator.
Click on the name of one of the producers to watch a brief video about each operation.
Sorghum Syrup at Fairview Farm
The Old Glade Antique Tractor Association, located at Fairview Farm in Abingdon Virginia, makes and sells sorghum syrup each year as a fundraiser. This is how it was done in 2020.
Ronald Jenkins of Bruce, MS uses innovative machines to harvest, strip, cut and transport sorghum cane and produce his much in demand product at his home operation.
The Hatley's Sorghum Syrup - YouTube
The Hatley family has been cooking Sorghum syrup at the family farm in Beirne, Arkansas for over 100 years.
Raising Cane and Making Sorghum Syrup
Raising sweet sorghum and making sorghum syrup with the "Next Sorghum Gang".
Rolling Meadows Sorghum Harvest
Award winning sweet sorghum syrup made in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.
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