Perennial wheats purpose bred for sustainability
Matt Newell, a perennial cereals research officer with NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) sees a very big future for perennial wheats in Australia.
With the support of AgriFutures Australia, they have established an early-stage cluster of researchers and industry end-users to guide development of this new crop to target the premium artisan grain market.
Delivering improved sustainability, on-farm profitability, and nutritional outcomes – perennial wheats have everyone from mixed farmers to artisan brewers and bakers excited.
In this episode evokeAG. contributor Casey Dunn speaks with Matt Newell about its rising potential.