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 second 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 food science and end use research underway at the University of Minnesota and AURI. Culinary professional, Beth Dooley, will conclude the presentation sessions with a short cooking demonstration using winter camelina oil. The presentations will be followed by a 30 minute interactive question and answer session with a team of UMN and AURI experts.
Final webinar topic and date in this series:
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.
To view the previous session: www.forevergreen.umn.edu
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.