Transforming Agriculture, Perennially

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

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Wild Words: Poetry & Prairie

October 7, 2023 | 9:30 am
Kauffman Museum

Aubrey Streit Krug, Director of the Perennial Cultures Lab at The Land Institute, will be reading her poem from the poetry chapbook ...

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Scientific Publications

Perennial plants are known to add more biomass to soils when compared to annual plants, as evidenced by the rate of carbon accumulation in grassland ecosystems, but less research has…

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Staff at The Land Institute, Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, and the University of Minnesota discuss what is required to build developmental frameworks for novel continuous living cover (CLC) crops and…

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Climate-resilient crops are becoming increasingly desired as global climate patterns continue to shift. This paper looks at the ability of perennial grains to adapt to warmer and drier growing conditions…

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