"Walk through a health food store and you'll find amaranth, sorghum, quinoa — heritage grains that have been staples around the world for generations. Americans are just discovering them. There's another age-old grain that grows right here on the Great Plains: millet."
"The millet plant is drought-tolerant, and nutritionally it competes with quinoa, the protein-rich South American grain that American farmers to grow. Millet, though, hasn't quite taken off like quinoa has, thanks in large part to perception and production issues."