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Next To A Georgia Highway, This Plant Is Helping Fight Climate Change

The plant was bred at the Kansas-based Land Institute from a type of wheatgrass related…

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Farming in the Highway Shoulder: New Pilot Project on The Ray Presents Opportunity for Erosion Mitigation, Economic Opportunity and Carbon Reduction

“This Kernza® perennial grain collaboration will help establish Kernza’s® productive geographic range as demand for…

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Art Center Gets Grant to Bring Science Education to the Movies

The Salina Art Center is one of 36 independent cinemas, museums, and community groups across…

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Plant, reap, repeat – and now rethink.

To produce the wheat for our bread, sunflower oil for our stir-fries and rice for…

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KERNZA – Perennial Wheat for a Healthier Planet

80-85% of the world’s plant-based food supply comes from annual plants. Every year, farmers clear…

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Climate change predicted to reduce size, stature of dominant Midwest plant, collaborative study finds

The economically important big bluestem grass — a dominant prairie grass and a major forage…

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Illinois farmers testing new wheatgrass crop

A small group of farmers, including some in Illinois, is pioneering a new crop that…

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5 ingredients disrupting the mainstream food world (and 1 big one that no supplier offers)

Never heard of kernza? It’s the face of regenerative agriculture. The Land Institute has been…

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The Grain That Tastes Like Wheat, but Grows Like a Prairie Grass

For 12,000 years, human agriculture has cultivated grains that are replanted every year, at enormous…

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A new grain – Kernza – finds its way into products

The Land Institute in Salina, Kan., is responsible for domesticating Kernza, and has trademarked its…

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Western State Colorado University in Gunnison will be among the first to host a new ecospheres study workshop developed by the Land Institute

Western State Colorado University in Gunnison will be among the first to host a new…

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Perennial crops on view during research tour

In recent months, the institute captured headlines for its progress commercializing 
perennial wheat — technically,…

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