Aubrey Streit Krug, Director of the Perennial Cultures Lab at The Land Institute, provides an overview of the Perennial Atlas Project, a new civic science project that will engage up to 250 participants working with perennial grain crops and their annual counterparts across the US to advance perennial grain research.
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Dr. Brandon Schlautman, lead scientist of The Land Institute’s perennial legumes research program discusses his research with intercropping with legumes and exploring sainfoin as a possible crop.
The Land Institute’s Director of Ecosphere Studies, Aubrey Streit Krug, and a cohort of other Land Institute researchers will be discussing TLI’s Civic Science projects. It’s a great opportunity to learn about our work to not only develop new, perennial food crops but also how we seek to better understand the different ways these crops are managed and cared for by a diverse group of growers and producers.
Join us on a behind the scenes tour of The Land Institute’s greenhouses with greenhouse manager Tiffany Durr. Follow along as Tiffany walks you through the different spaces we have on our campus and highlights some of the research that takes place indoors.
The Land Institute’s Dr. Lee DeHaan, lead scientist for Kernza® perennial grain, and Tessa Peters, our commercialization manager give an introductory presentation on the development and commercialization of Kernza®.
Dr. Ebony Murrell, The Land Institute’s lead scientist for the Crop Protection Ecology research program, discusses her work developing integrated pest management solutions for perennial grain insect pests and diverse cropping systems to improve overall plan health and biological control.