Transforming Agriculture, Perennially

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119 Organizations Shaking Up the Food System in 2019

2018 was a great year for Food Tank. We hosted ground-breaking Summits, innovative events, and…

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Millet anyone? Facing soil crisis, US farmers look beyond corn and soybeans

Shovel in hand, Duane Hager heads for his cornfield and digs up a shovelful of…

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Panelists link food and cultural updating at ‘Nourishing the Change’

MIDDLEBURY — How do we nourish change in agriculture and culture? Five experts approached the…

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The last harvest: My stepfather and the demise of the family farm

In August, my stepfather, Gord Will, announced that this fall would be his last harvest….

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Land Institute Art Project Reflects on Time, Nature

An artist hopes his creation will give people the chance to peacefully reflect and consider…

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Could Kernza become a perennial alternative?

Every year since the 1870s, when turkey red wheat was brought to the Kansas plains,…

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Sustainable Agriculture Means Sustaining More Young Farmers

Aside from connecting directly with working farmers, General Mills cultivation of the next generation includes…

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Wendell Berry’s Right Kind of Farming

How we farm matters. For the past two centuries, America’s farms have expanded and homogenized,…

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Perennial grain crops inch toward genetic and commercial success

A marketable perennial wheat remains decades in the future while some of its cousins are…

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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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