North Dakota State University’s Carrington Research Extension Center will host Organic, Sustainable Agriculture Tours later this month. Organic research specialist Steve Zwinger says attendees will go the fields and look at various projects. The morning tours feature ancient grains, relatives of modern day crops. “We’re going to have Abdullah Jaradat from the USDA Morris Station and he’s going to look at ancient grains for modern times. He’ll kind of really talk about the genetic diversity. Ancient grains can probably assist us in improving some of our current wheat and term varieties through some of the genetics.” Zwinger says field peas will also get attention. Registration is not required for the July 17 event.
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