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Kernza Field Day at A-Frame Farm

July 8, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

As the first commercially available perennial grain crop in the US, Kernza perennial grain has the potential to change agriculture landscapes by providing valuable ecosystem services and new economic opportunities.

Carmen Fernholz of A-Frame Farm, has been growing Kernza since 2011. A-Frame Farm manager, Luke Peterson, started growing and marketing Kernza in 2018, and now manages 30+ acres of the UMN variety, MN-Clearwater.

This field tour is an opportunity for growers, processors, businesses, and others to learn more about Kernza and its environmental benefits and economic opportunities.


University of Minnesota Twin Cities
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A-Frame Farm
2484 Highway 40
Madison, MN 56256 United States
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