PBS NewsHour

How a new grain could help combat climate change

Clip: 11/16/2019 | 9m 47s Video has closed captioning.

Scientists in Minnesota and Kansas are developing a grain called Kernza, which, unlike most of our food crops, is a perennial plant with a whole host of environmental benefits. While it’s still far from hitting the market widely, food producers big and small are starting to get on board. Megan Thompson reports as part of our "Future of Food" series, supported by the Pulitzer Center.

Aired: 11/16/19

Rating: NR

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