Kernza Perennial Grain: Sustainable by Design
Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2017
1115 Eighth Avenue
Grinnell, Iowa 50112
Lee DeHaan, lead scientist of the Kernza domestication program at The Land Institute in Salina, Kansas, will speak at Grinnell College on Tuesday, Oct. 10. DeHaan led the development of a new perennial grain crop, Kernza — derived from intermediate wheatgrass — and will report on its current state and potential for the future.
The talk, which is free and open to the public, is titled “Kernza Perennial Grain: Sustainable by Design.” Sponsored by the College’s Center for Prairie Studies, it will start at 7:30 p.m. in the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center, Room 101, 1115 Eighth Ave., Grinnell.