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Ancient farmers began domesticating wild annual plants approximately 10,000 years ago. Eventually, farmers became dependent upon annual grain crops, and according to Brandon Schlautman of The Land Institute, diverse natural…

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Many Iowa farmers are seeking alternatives to just corn and soybeans as a way to reduce risk, replenish the soil and improve water quality. But before considering a new crop,…

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One of the world’s oldest grains has found new life. Now, a new $10 million grant aims to further boost commercial use of Kernza. Informally known as the Kernza Cap,…

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A multi-state coalition of researchers, farmers, educators, industry leaders, policy experts, and climate scientists was recently awarded a competitive 5-year, $10 million grant through USDA NIFA’s Agriculture and Food Research…

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Minnesota farms may soon have a solution to the increasing pollution problem from row crops that’s been threatening the drinking supply of towns throughout the Upper Midwest. It all depends…

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A multi-state coalition of researchers, farmers, educators, industry leaders, policy experts, and climate scientists was recently awarded a competitive 5-year, $10 million grant through USDA NIFA’s Agriculture and Food Research…

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You might have heard of Kernza®, a sweet and nutty perennial variety of intermediate wheatgrass being developed by the plant breeders and ecologists at The Land Institute in Salina, Kansas….

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Hemp, hazelnuts, oats, turnips, alfalfa, Kernza … there’s a sizable menu of plants to grow for vegetative cover in fields, but much more needs to be done to protect the…

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Kernza® is the name of a cereal native to the highlands of Iran. It has been studied for three years at the agronomy school in Lyon, ISARA, because of its perennial characteristics.  This…

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Farmers in Minnesota are growing some of the first intermediate wheatgrass developed specifically for human consumption. Plant scientists are calling the food grade MN-Clearwater “a superfood with environmental and health…

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EAST TROY, Wis. — The Wisconsin agricultural sector could play a key role in accelerating production of a relatively new type of grain, which supporters say is safer for the…

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Wheatgrass is packed with beneficial nutrients, which makes the crop a popular superfood. And now, more farmers will have access to growing this beneficial crop. Historically, wheatgrass has been used…

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