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Enhancing Profits and Optimizing Farm Potential with Smarter Sesame

Sesame plant
Yields up to
2,200
pounds per acre
Earn up to
$500
net profit per acre!
Contact us to get started!

Contact us and we will deliver you a sesame plan!
Delivery is near the farm or farm pickup is available

Joe Guzman
Joe Guzman

Sales Support Agronomist

833-373-7263
Press 0 for North Texas & Oklahoma
Rodrigo Franklin
Rodrigo Franklin

Sales Support Agronomist

833-373-7263
Press 1 for South Texas
Chris Schupp
Chris Schupp

Director of Business Development

833-373-7263
Press 2 for all other regions

Where sesame can be grown

Smarter Sesame’s been grown across 50,000 acres in Texas and Oklahoma over the last 3 years and across 6 different continents over the world!
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Profit comparison chart

Cost in USD ($) per Acre
Smarter Sesame
Sorghum
Cotton
Dryland
Irrigated
Dryland
Irrigated
Dryland
Irrigated
Total Variable
Costs
101
208
146
347
254
686
Returns
280
680
186
367
298
934
Realistic
Profit
280
423
40
10
44
248

Sesame: A Booming Market

The global sesame market is worth almost $10 billion with a 7% annual growth rate. Yes, sesame. Sprinkled on your hamburger bun, served in snacks like hummus, used as a cooking oil and found in pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, sesame is a diverse crop with high value.

Today, demand for sesame is greater than the supply making this ancient seed an attractive prospect. And with cotton and corn prices suffering in the US following the coronavirus crisis, now is the time to consider a new crop in your rotation.

Equinom: The Leading Sesame Breeder

Unlocking true seed potential, Equinom designs Smarter Sesame varieties by combining the best of what nature has to offer: nutrition and function along with cultivation versatility and durability.
Equinom’s breakthrough sesame varieties boast more stems, more nodes and more pods, packing more seeds and resulting in yields never before achieved with dehiscent sesame
Green Sesame Field
Sesame
Sesame Field

Benefits and advantages

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Minimal inputs
Use less nitrogen and phosphorus than other crops in the region dryland and irrigated
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Versatile
Ideal for your dryland operation and thrives under irrigation yeild
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High yielding
Yields up to 2,200 lbs per acre
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Efficient
Seed rate of one pound per acre is all you need
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Improves soil health
Sesame residue protects soil from erosion and improves soil health late season
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Late season crop
Can be grown after abandoned wheat or cotton
No new investment
No new investment
Suits common planting and harvesting equipment used for other grain crops support
Expert support
You are never alone. Our agronomic experts will guide you every step of the way
 

What you need

1
Weed-free dryland or irrigated field
2
Conventional planting equipment
3
Conventional grain combine
4
Smarter sesame seeds

Sesame growing stages

From planting to harvest (in days)
sesame growth stages
1
7
35
70
135
147
Germination
Vegetative
Reproductive
Drying

FAQ

What equipment will I need to get started?
Conventional planting equipment with plates for small seeds and accurate depth control along with a conventional grain combine
How many days from planting to harvest?
Around 120 – 150 days depending on the variety and growing conditions
When will Smarter Sesame emerge?
Approximately 3-8 days after planting. Exact emergence can vary depending on planting depth, soil temperature and moisture
What kind of yields can I expect?
On dryland, you can expect average yields of 800lbs per acre. On irrigated land, you can expect average yields of 1,500lbs per acre
How much water is needed?
As little as 5 inches of irrigation is enough to achieve profitable yields although we recommended applying up to 12 inches of irrigation for optimum results
What kind of weed control do I need?
We have a pre and post-emergence weed control programs for irrigated and dryland fields
What are common pests for Smarter Sesame?
Common pests are cutworms, armyworms and leaf rollers which can be easily controlled by scouting and using the right insecticide
Will you help me grow it?
Of course! Our agronomic experts will help you every step of the way
How do I sign up?
Contact us at 833-373-7263 and we’ll help you get started!
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