Winter camelina (Camelina sativa) and pennycress (Thlaspi arvense) are new winter hardy annual oilseeds in research and development as cash cover crops that protect soil and water while also providing economic benefits to farmers in the Upper Midwest.
Register for this first in a series of three webinars on these new cash cover crops in research and development by UMN Forever Green Initiative.
This webinar will provide a 40 minute overview on the breeding, agronomics and ecological benefits for winter camelina and pennycress led by team of experts from the UMN Forever Green Initiative. Presentations will be followed by a 30 minute interactive question and answer session.
Additional webinar topics and dates in this series:
Session Two: June 2 12:30 - 2PM
Food Science and End Use applications, including a cooking demonstration with Beth Dooley.
Session Three: June 9 12:30 - 2PM
Supply chain and market development, including a question and answer session with industry leaders working with winter camelina and pennycress.
This webinar series event is made possible by generous support from USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture competitive grant # (2019-69012-29851), NRCS, CIG, NIFA and NCR-SARE.