Transforming Agriculture, Perennially
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Hope, Rooted in Science

Igniting a Global Movement for Perennial Agriculture

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New Roots International

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

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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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Perennial Crops

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

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Erin Wiersma | Land Institute Prairie Festival

September 1, 2021 | All Day
Salina Art Center

Artist Erin Wiersma was to be a featured guest speaker at this year's now-canceled Prairie Festival. See her work at the Salina Art ...

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Scientific Publications

Abstract In an era of constrained and depleted natural resources, perennial grains could provide sustainable food production along with beneficial ecosystem services like reduced erosion and increased atmospheric carbon capture….

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Perennial polyculture cropping systems are a novel agroecological approach used to mirror some of the ecological benefits provided by native perennial ecosystems including increased carbon and nitrogen storage, more stable…

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Western European agriculture is largely defined by the high level of productivity of its cereal grain production. Such productivity is largely a result of farm specialization and intensification. This approach…

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