Sustainable agriculture will depend on perennial strains of wheat

Sustainable Agriculture and Land Institute Founder Wes Jackson’s 50-Year Plan

Wes Jackson is president and founder of the Land Institute in Salina, Kansas. The Land Institute is an agricultural research facility whose purpose is to “develop an agricultural system with the ecological stability of the prairie and a grain yield comparable to that from annual crops.” The key to sustainable agriculture, says Jackson, is a shift away from annual crops…

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