Sorghum bicolor is used for food as grain and in sorghum syrup or sorghum molasses. Sorghum is also used in the production of alcoholic beverages, and biofuels. Sorghum in general is heat-tolerant and resistant to drought. Sorghum is an important homesteading crop used as a substitute for sugar in many applications. All seed comes to you in paper packets with basic planting instructions on the back. We grow, harvest and handle all of our seeds ourselves.