Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) belongs to the Poaceae family. In Kenya, it is grown in Western, Eastern, Northern Rift valley and some parts of Central province and it is cultivated majorly for its seeds, although it can also be done for fodder
Cereal farming in Kenya, growing of cereal crops for human food and livestock feed as well as for other uses, including industrial starch and biofuel. Cereals, or grains, are members of the grass family (Poaceae) cultivated primarily for their starchy dry fruits. Wheat, rice, corn (maize), rye, oats, barley, sorghum, and some of the millets are common cereals.