The Scoop on Kernza®, a Multi-functional Perennial Grain Crop

Come Rain or Shine

Oct 4 2023 • 39 mins

Kernza® is a small perennial grain with multiple environmental benefits, including carbon sequestration. We are joined by Nicole Tautges (Michael Fields Agricultural Institute) and Hana Fancher (The Land Institute) to learn more about the benefits and uses of Kernza®, as well as some of the challenges associated with growing this grain, and possible future directions. Photo credit: USDA


Relevant links:

Kernza® Coordinated Agriculture Project (CAP)

Kernza® Grower Guide

Kernza® Community Bake



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Come Rain or Shine affiliate links:
DOI Southwest CASC:
https://www.swcasc.arizona.edu/
USDA Southwest Climate Hub:
https://www.climatehubs.usda.gov/hubs/southwest
Sustainable Southwest Beef Project (NIFA Grant #2019-69012-29853):
https://southwestbeef.org/

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