Transforming Agriculture, Perennially

Hope, Rooted in Science

Igniting a Global Movement for Perennial Agriculture

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International Initiative

Igniting a movement to advance just and diverse perennial grain agriculture at a global scale.

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Perennial Grain Crops

Natural ecosystems feature perennial plants. So does our approach to perennial grain agriculture.

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Ecological Intensification

Sunlight. Water. Soil. Microbes. Plants. People. The Land Institute brings them all together for sustainable farming.

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Our Next Event

New Zealand’s Plant & Food Research Sustainability Talk

June 8, 2023 | 9:00 am

The Land Institute's Dr. Lee DeHaan, Director of Crop Improvement and the Lead Scientist for the Kernza® Domestication Program, and Dr. Tim Crews, ...

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Scientific Publications

The Land Institute’s Lee DeHaan (Lead Scientist, Kernza) and Sajal Sthapit (Postdoctoral Researcher, Kernza) worked with research collaborators to release this publication detailing the value of the USDA’s National Plant…

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By designing transdisciplinary and participatory methods of engagement, The Land Institute’s Civic Science Program harnessed public participation to visualize cross-scalar relationships in gardening projects through the medium of Silphium integrifolium,…

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Recent research with Intermediate Wheatgrass in Uruguay highlights for the first time the agronomic performance of Kernza in a low-latitude region with mild winters, which will be vital towards efforts…

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