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Kernza Production & Marketing Webinar Series


A webinar series on Kernza® production and marketing begins this week and continues through early March, with several of the crop’s leading experts present to speak on Kernza production in the Upper Midwest (MN, WI, IA, SD, ND), although the content of these webinars will be relevant to growers across the US. See the schedule below for details of the webinar series and links to register for each individual session on Zoom.

Intro to Kernza – Breeding and Licensing
Jan 17, 2024 1 – 2 PM CST
Speakers : Lee DeHaan (The Land Institute), Prabin Bajgain (UMN), Colin Cureton (UMN Forever Green)
Zoom Registration


Kernza Planting and Management
Jan 24, 2024 1 – 2 PM CST
Speakers : Jake Jungers (UMN)
Zoom Registration


Kernza Harvesting
Feb 7, 2024 1 – 2 PM CST
Speakers : Carmen Fernholz (A-Frame Farm), Kurt Kimber (Kimber Contours)
Zoom Registration


Kernza Marketing
Feb 21, 2024 1 – 2 PM CST
Speakers : Alex Heilman (Mad Ag), Hana Fancher (The Land Institute), Nicole Tautges (Michael Fields Institute)
Zoom Registration


Kernza as Forage
Mar 6, 2024 1 – 2 PM CST
Speakers : Stan VanderKooi
Zoom Registration