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Kernza®CAP Releases Year Two Annual Report

KernzaCAP just released its Year Two Annual Report summarizing the project’s activities and accomplishments from September 2021 through September 2022.

KernzaCAP is a five-year project funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA NIFA) that currently supports over 90 researchers, graduate students, business leaders, nonprofit professionals, and farmers in nine states. Outcomes from the project will include Kernza variety candidates for various regions of the US; best agronomic recommendations for optimizing yield, profitability, and environmental quality; expanded acreage in ecologically sensitive areas to protect drinking water from nitrate contamination; new Kernza supply chains and products; and an education and extension portfolio of tools and events to educate a broad range of students and agriculture professionals.

Take a look at the KernzaCAP Year Two Annual Report for more!