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Media Coverage

Over the years, The Land Institute has been recognized in popular media coverage as a thought leader on a wide range of issues including agriculture, sustainability, culture, and more.  More recently our perennial crop breeding and ecological intensification research is garnering coverage.  Feel free to peruse this chronological list of articles, or review the articles on a specific topic using the category filters.

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Publication: Kansas University Environmental Studies Program

Author: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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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Publication: Farm and Dairy

Author: Chris Kick

Farmers who are looking for an alternative to corn and soybeans — and a crop that grows back each year — might want to consider the benefits of growing a…

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Publication: Originally published in the McKnight Foundation's 2016 Annual Report

Author: The McKnight Foundation

Kernza is one of only a handful of new grain crops introduced in the last several thousand years. It’s the product of years of plant breeding at The Land Institute, an…

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Publication: BioScience

Author: Beth Baker

Kernza is on the leading edge of a global effort to develop perennial crops as a way to make agriculture sustainable and to support ecological intensification. Plant geneticists, evolutionary bio­logists,…

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Publication: Food & Wine

Author: Mike Pomranz

The health food and environmentally conscious crowd always seem to be touting the latest in hip grains. For a while, “ancient grains” seemed to be the top choice – with…

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Publication: Quartz

Author: Chase Purdy

A wild cousin of wheat could be the next grain found in popular cereals and snacks, and it just got backing from a prominent member of Big Food. General Mills,…

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Publication: Farm Journal

Author: Nate Birt

The organic grain Kernza could soon come to a field near you thanks to a new arrangementamong General Mills, its Cascadian Farm subsidiary and The Land Institute. The sweet- and nutty-tasting grain, a trademarked variety of intermediate…

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Publication: The New Food Economy

Author: H. Claire Brown

General Mills announced on Tuesday a commitment to support the commercialization of Kernza, the Land Institute-developed perennial grain. In addition to half a million dollars in research funding for the…

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Publication: Minneapolis Star Tribune

Author: Kristen Leigh Painter

A perennial wheatgrass thought to be better for soil health is getting commercial backing from organic food maker Cascadian Farms and its parent company General Mills. Cascadian Farms, based in…

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Publication: Food Business News

Author: Jeff Gelski

General Mills, Inc. has approved a $500,000 charitable contribution to support research on Kernza, a perennial grain with deep roots that show promise in providing benefits in soil health, carbon…

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Publication: CSR Wire

Author: General Mills

Cascadian Farm, a pioneer in the organic food movement, and parent company General Mills today announced their work with The Land Institute (TLI) to help commercialize organic Kernza®, a perennial grain (intermediate…

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Publication: The Seattle Times

Author: Steve Kanowski, The Associated Press

A sweet, nutty-tasting new grain called Kernza is getting a big boost from food giant General Mills, which is intrigued by the potentially big environmental benefits of the drought-resistant crop…

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