Transforming Agriculture, Perennially


Greyson Pembleton

General Research Assistant

Research Assistant Greyson Pembleton lives in Salina, Kansas, where he will be a high school senior this fall.

What work experiences are most relevant to your position at The Land Institute?
I have been professionally mowing for the past two years which has allowed me to learn how to better grow and maintain plants.

What’s most inspiring about your position?
The fact that I will get to help with the research of perennial grain crops that can help the agricultural community.

What drew you to work at The Land Institute?
My dad and my sister have both worked at The Land Institute and I like dealing with plants and how they work.

What Land Institute perennial grain crop do you look forward to eating the most and how would you prepare it?
I look forward to eating Kernza cause it could replace wheat and provide more for the human body. I would prepare Kernza pancakes using Kernza flour.

What else are you passionate about?
I am passionate about baseball and play on a summer team when I’m not at work.

If you were to write a book, what would it be about?
If I had to write a book it would be about how people act when they are placed in different environments.

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