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[Podcast] Plant Once, Harvest for Years with Perennial Kernza

For this No-Till Farmer podcast, sponsored by Yetter Farm Equipment, Contributing Editor Dan Crummett speaks with plant biologist Lee DeHaan of The Land Institute where the breeding of Kernza and other perennial crops has been underway since 2003. Listen in as Dan and Lee discuss the characteristics of Kernza, how to grow it, the potential of the developing markets and more.
For this No-Till Farmer podcast, sponsored by Yetter Farm Equipment, Contributing Editor Dan Crummett speaks with plant biologist Lee DeHaan of The Land Institute where the breeding of Kernza and other perennial crops has been underway since 2003. Listen in as Dan and Lee discuss the characteristics of Kernza, how to grow it, the potential of the developing markets and more.
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Deep-Rooted Kernza Shows Promise as Dual-Purpose Perennial Crop

Kernza, a specialty grain crop developed by The Land Institute, is a perennial cool-season, dual-purpose crop that can provide high-quality winter grazing as well as grain in the summer.

The land institute's nearly 20-year-old breeding program with intermediate wheatgrass is on track to perfect a no-tiller’s “dream come true” — a cool season perennial that can be managed for both winter grazing and a grain crop the following summer.


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