by Cammie Barden
“There is a lot of demand for [buckwheat]…and it fits nicely into organic rotation,” Thomas Bjorkman of Cornell University said at the NOFA-NY Conference in Liverpool, NY on March 16. Bjorkman has been studying buckwheat for over 25 years and is an expert in its production.
Buckwheat has been grown in the area for years, but other grain crops get the focus. It looks very different from wheat and the investment made by farmers is different from corn or wheat. [Read more…]