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Why Settle for the Beer Equivalent of Wonder Bread?

Harvest Time approaches and with it a bounty of grains. And yet, while a growing…

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Perennial Versions of Conventional Crops Offer Benefits to the Environment – but are They Ready for Prime Time?

In 2000, noted crop breeder Stan Cox was weary of the Sisyphean task of incorporating…

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Perennial Wheat Crops Provide Positives for the Future of Farming

Looking toward the future of agriculture in America, experts say planting self-sufficient perennial crops may…

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Perennial Grain an Exciting Innovation

An agricultural revolution is underway in our Midwest prairie region. What sort of revolution am…

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GMO Technology’s Role in the Future of Food Is Not What You Might Expect

Lee DeHaan is a plant geneticist at The Land Institute, where he is developing perennial…

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Gaining Momentum

Part of a big idea hatched decades ago at The Land Institute continues a slow-but-significant…

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How to Get America on the Mediterranean Diet

In 1953, not long before President Dwight Eisenhower suffered a heart attack in office, the…

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Behold Kernza: Could this wheat save the planet?

“The problem that agriculture has faced for 10,000 years is it started with the wrong…

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How Scientists in Kansas and Missouri Are Exploring a New Frontier in Agriculture

The potential footprint of Kernza is indeed dramatically different than that of domesticated wheat. The…

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Fine-tuning a new crop that saves soil, produces grain and forage for cows

On a splendid May day, Valentin Picasso is visiting tests of a crop called kernza…

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17 Organizations Feeding and Healing the World Through Regenerative Agriculture

Transitioning to more sustainable forms of agriculture remains critical, as many current agriculture practices have…

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How Seeds from War-Torn Syria Could Help Save American Wheat

When a team of researchers set loose a buzzing horde of Hessian flies on 20,000…

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