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Kernza Field Day
July 13 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kernza Field Day: Advances in Breeding, Production and Marketing
This field tour is an opportunity for growers, processors, businesses, and policymakers to gain first-hand knowledge and connect with experienced Kernza growers and researchers who have been advancing the breeding, production and marketing of the nation’s first perennial grain.
The Field Day tour will feature:
- A tour of the next generation of Kernza varieties
- Post-harvest/on-farm seed processing and conditioning demonstration
- An overview of the state of the Kernza market
- Water erosion demonstrations from the Lac qui Parle Soil and Water Conservation District
- Soil pit showcasing the impressive Kernza root system
- Kernza food and beverage products