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Intermediate wheatgrass (Thinopyrum Intermedium) is a perennial cool-season grass that was introduced to the United States in the early 1900s, and has been used as a forage grass (pastures and…

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There is just one food-grade Kernza line in the United States presently, and it just so happens to be from a facility in North Dakota. Healthy Food Ingredients, which specializes…

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Walking through an established field of mature plants, the perennial wheat grass Kernza® stands about chest high above the soil. The roots can extend 10 feet or more beneath the…

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ST. PETER, Minn. (KEYC) — A new intermediate wheat grass, a first of its kind perennial crop, that’s been in the works for decades is hitting the soil and is…

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EatingWell sat down with nine trend whisperers—from nutrition and agriculture experts to lab-grown-meat gurus and microbiome researchers—to find out what transformative technologies, policies and products will define the next decade…

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An ancient perennial cousin of wheat has so far shown it makes great beer and potentially great honey-toasted cereal as well. It’s also showing potential to grow very well in…

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On Thursday, September 26th, the NDSU Williston Research Extension Center (WREC) will be hosting its first-ever Perennial Field Day. The event will start at 9:00 a.m. central time and conclude with a provided…

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Some 40 years ago, Wes Jackson, a plant geneticist, founded The Land Institute on the prairie near Salina, Kansas. Concerned that modern agriculture destroyed native grasslands, he asked a question that came…

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Since the dawn of agriculture, farmers have hit the reset button every year. That’s because most are dependent on annual crops, frequently working the soil to suppress weeds and nurture…

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The company that makes Cheerios, Lucky Charms and Cocoa Puffs is developing its most ambitious cereal to date. It may be available on grocery store shelves in 2021. Or it might…

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Typically, when a non-beverage-focused brand announces that they’ve released their own line of craft beers, the move feels like a play at hipster vanity and best, and a desperate grasp…

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MADISON, Minn. — Carmen Fernholz’s 500-acre farm in Lac qui Parle County is a modest proving ground for what is being heralded as crop agriculture’s best chance to beat back…

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