Prairie Festival September 24-26,2021 Come join us for the 42nd perennial Prairie Festival. Register Here Stay tuned: full speaker line-up…Read More about Prairie Festival Registration Opens
New Roots International
Igniting a movement to advance just and diverse perennial grain agriculture at a global scale.Learn More
Sunlight. Water. Soil. Microbes. Plants. People. The Land Institute brings them all together for sustainable farming.Learn More
Natural ecosystems feature perennial plants. So does our approach to regenerative agriculture.Learn More
Interview with a Plant Scientist – Chase Stratton, Post Doctoral Research Associate, Crop Protection Ecology
What got you interested in your field of research? My journey into research began as a volunteer on an organic…Read More about Interview with a Plant Scientist – Chase Stratton, Post Doctoral Research Associate, Crop Protection Ecology
For over forty years, The Land Institute has been working to prove the promise of deeply-rooted perennial grain crops. Now, we…Read More about 2020-2021: A Snapshot of The Land Institute
September 18, 2021 | 9:00 am
Maybee Library, Washburn University
Wes Jackson will be one of the featured authors, presenting his new book, Hogs Are Up: Stories of the Land, with Digressions, at the 2021 Kansas Book Festival at the Mabee Library at Washburn University.
Genomic Prediction Enables Rapid Selection of High-Performing Genets in an Intermediate Wheatgrass Breeding Program
Abstract In an era of constrained and depleted natural resources, perennial grains could provide sustainable food production along with beneficial ecosystem services like reduced erosion and increased atmospheric carbon capture….
Benefits of Native Mycorrhizal Amendments to Perennial Agroecosystems Increases with Field Inoculation Density
Perennial polyculture cropping systems are a novel agroecological approach used to mirror some of the ecological benefits provided by native perennial ecosystems including increased carbon and nitrogen storage, more stable…
Western European agriculture is largely defined by the high level of productivity of its cereal grain production. Such productivity is largely a result of farm specialization and intensification. This approach…