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LAWRENCE — Revolutionizing the way humans practice agriculture by implementing new practices supported by international bodies might sound like a radical idea. Yet it’s possible, according to a University of Kansas…

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“Are We the Ones We’ve Been Waiting For?” This was the title of Wes Jackson’s speech at last year’s Prairie Festival, an event held each September at the Land Institute…

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What if you discovered that a genius, a visionary thinker who could string thoughts and words together that make you believe in your own potential and that of all humanity,…

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Kansas Governor Kelly appointed Aubrey Streit-Krug, Abby Killingsworth, Jamie Oliver and Brittany Novotny to the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission. “The creative arts industry is a very important piece of…

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A ritual in May in a field near Salina changed Abbi Han’s life. Han had never been a caretaker for plants. Now, the research resident at the Land Institute is…

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No farmer has ever gone out to the barn to start the day and discovered that a baby tractor had been born overnight. For farmers who work with horses, the…

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Propelled by the energy of progressive legislators elected in the 2018 midterms elections, a “Green New Deal” has become part of the political conversation in the United States, culminating in…

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An artist hopes his creation will give people the chance to peacefully reflect and consider the nature of time. Owen Brown gave a tour of his art project, “Units of…

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Aubrey Streit Krug from The Land Institute in Salina, Kansas talks about the ground—soil, plants, roots—and the practical and metaphorical dimensions of its role in preserving a human future. Listen…

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Western State Colorado University in Gunnison will be among the first to host a new ecospheres study workshop developed by the Land Institute in Salina, Kansas. The workshop will be…

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Art and science come together on the University of Kansas campus this weekend, July 14-16, for a summer Ecosphere Studies Workshop with leaders from The Land Institute, KU faculty from the…

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