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Participatory Plant Breeding for Organic Staple Crops in Illinois

Participatory Plant Breeding for Organic Staple Crops in Illinois BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – A diverse coalition is working to rebuild a viable regional food system for staple crops in Illinois. The Grand Prairie Grain Guild began as a Facebook group sharing ideas about growing diverse varieties of small grains. Soon the members, comprised of Universi...

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