Reference and Research

 

SMALL SCALE STAPLE CROP PRODUCTION

 

  • Island Grains

http://www.islandgrains.com/

 

  • The Sustainable Smallholding   “Sustainable Grains”

http://sustainablesmallholding.org/sustainable-grains/

 

  • Small Scale Grain and Pulse Production

http://grainsandpulses.blogspot.com/

 

  • 2 Part Video on Small Scale Wheat Growing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTGilR95T44

 

  • Dr. Elaine Ingham,  Soil Food Web (Great info on soil health)

http://www.soilfoodweb.com/Home_Page.html

 

RICE PRODUCTION AND RESEARCH

 

  • Cornell University  System of Rice Intensification

http://sri.ciifad.cornell.edu/

 

  • Rice Diversity Project

https://ricediversity.org/

 

  • Ecological Rice Farming in the Northeastern USA

http://www.ricenortheasternus.org/

 

HERITAGE AND ANCIENT WHEAT

 

1921 Farm Bulletin (Wheat Varieties Adapted to the Eastern US)

 

  • Heritage Grain Conservancy

http://growseed.org/

 

  • Georgian Wheat  Disease Resistance

http://www.growseed.org/GiftfromGeorgia.pdf

 

  • Coping with Vomitoxin in Wheat by Gene Logsdon

https://thecontraryfarmer.wordpress.com/2010/08/04/coping-with-vomitoxin-in-wheat/

 

  • Roasting Green Wheat  Article

http://www.gastronomica.org/roasting-green-wheat-galilee/

 

  • Einkorn Wheat (in German)  Easily translated using Google Translate or Bing Translate. Lots of detailed information regarding everything “Einkorn”!

http://www.darzau.de/projekte/einkorn/

 

  • Henry D Vilmorin  Les Blés à cultivar “Wheat to Grow” 1887  (in French)  Easily translated using Bing Translate or Google Translate. This book has a detailed listing of heritage wheat varieties with specific details. Many are lost to history, yet a number are still being grown or are stored in seedbanks like the USDA GRIN.

http://www.museum.agropolis.fr/pages/documents/bles_vilmorin/tome1/1_table_des_matieres1.htm

 

  • Penn State University    Value Added Small Grains Project (dealing with Emmer, Einkorn and Spelt)

http://plantscience.psu.edu/research/projects/grains/heritage-grains

 

  • Brockwell Bake,  Database Wheat Gateway (UK)

http://brockwell-bake.org.uk/wheat/search.php?send=1&per=50&search=poole

 

 

RYE

 

  • Production of Midsummer Rye   I obtained a few kernels of Tvensberg in 2016 from Estonia. I am currently growing these plants out as a trial. I hope to have some seed available in the near future.

https://sites.google.com/site/juhannusruis/about

 

  • The Flatbread Society   “The Rediscovered Rye”

http://www.flatbreadsociety.net/stories/view/14

 

  • Alternative Crops   Czech Republic

http://www.vurv.cz/altercrop/

 

  • Sepp Holzer’s  Waldstauden Rye

https://permies.com/t/120/1316/Sepp-Holzer-perennial-grain#405677

 

BARLEY

Malting Barley Resources, Penn State

http://plantscience.psu.edu/research/projects/grains/malting-barley/resources

 

  • Hartwick College  Malt Quality Testing  (I used them in 2016 to test my S’ orgiu Sardu barley)

Malt Quality Testing

 

CORN

 

  • Open Pollinated Corn Breeding

http://www.seedweneed.com/index-4.html

 

  • Heritage Italian Flint Corn

http://www.grombakery.com/eng/farine.php

 

 

PERENNIAL GRAINS

 

  • The Land Institute

https://landinstitute.org/

 

  • Perennial Grains  Michigan State University

http://pwheat.anr.msu.edu/

 

  • Jason Padvorac   Perennial Grains   Perennial grain research and breeding.

http://jasonpadvorac.com/perennial-grains/

 

  • Perennial Solutions   “Perennial Grains”

http://www.perennialsolutions.org/perennial-cereal-grains-a-promise-requiring-patience-and-prioritization

 

MILLETS

 

  • Article about Millet  Bhoomi Magazine

http://www.bhoomimagazine.org/article/millets-future-food-and-farming

 

  • Overview of Millets    Deccan Development Society

http://www.swaraj.org/shikshantar/millets.pdf

 

SOYBEANS

 

  • Soy Info Center

http://www.soyinfocenter.com/index.php

 

CLIMATE AND WEATHER

 

  • AG Web Long Range Weather Outlook

http://www.agweb.com/weather/long-range-temperature-outlook/

 

  • University of Michigan   Climate Change for Great Lakes Region

http://glisa.umich.edu/resources/summary

 

MISCELANEOUS

 

  • Cultivar Mixtures

http://www.apsnet.org/edcenter/advanced/topics/cultivarmixes/Pages/default.aspx

 

  • Wild Crop Relatives

http://www.cwrdiversity.org/crop-wild-relatives-key-to-climate-change-adaptation-of-agriculture/