SorghumBase release 3 is out with over 17 million new variants including naturally occurring SNPs and chemically induced point mutations

The SorghumBase Team is pleased to announce the third release of SorghumBase ( (see release notes #3) with its genome browser providing access to information on 18 reference genomes and 30,475 gene family trees, and QTL data for 220 traits.

Crops Conference, June 13-16. Abstracts Due April 15

The Crops Conference is being held June 13-16 at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville, Alabama. The conference is focused on the application of genomic technology to crop improvement.

AG2PI Funding Grants Prioritizing Cross-Community Groups Due in March

AG2PI, funded by the USDA, is offering grant opportunities for the agricultural G2P community.

AG2PI Field Day: NIFA research funding opportunities in breeding and genetics of agriculturally important species

NIFA Wants Your Outstanding Plant Breeding Proposals.
Supporting Your Program Through AFRI and Other NIFA Initiatives.

The European Variation Archive’s third release is out with 1.2 billion variant loci in 227 species

The European Variation Archive (EVA) Team announced the third clustered variants release (RS Release 3) from the EVA consisting of 1.2 billion variant loci in 227 species, including sorghum. This is the first release where the EVA is publishing all

A user guide for the SorghumBase database is available

Review our new quick user guide for exploring the Sorghum PanGenome

SICNA 2022

The 2022 Sorghum Improvement Conference of North America (SICNA) will be held on March 28-30 of 2022 in Dallas-Fort Worth.

Sorghum and Millet Crop Germplasm Committee (CGC) meeting at SICNA

The Sorghum and Millet CGC Meeting is being held on March 28th from 3:00-5:00 PM at Dallas, Texas.

What’s coming in SorghumBase Release 3?

SorghumBase release 3 is expected in March 2022 with an expansion of genetic variation data.