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Kernza® Eco-friendly Ag

The Land Institute has long been a pioneer in agrarian reform in a movement that has gained wider attention with the growing public attention to the far-reaching effects of manmade climate change. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report in 2019 warning that modern farming methods are greatly contributing to climate change. In Yale Environment 360’s “With New Perennial Grain, A Step Forward for Eco-Friendly Agriculture”, learn how the development of Kernza and other perennial grains strives to bring agroecology to the forefront of farming.