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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 are garnering coverage, and the newly formed ecosphere studies program is attracting attention.  Feel free to peruse this chronological list of articles, or review the articles on a specific topic using the category filters.

If you’re looking for a list of Land Institute researchers’ articles in scholarly journals, visit our Scientific Publications page.

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Publication: Eating Well

Author: Sophie Egan

EatingWell sat down with nine trend whisperers—from nutrition and agriculture experts to lab-grown-meat gurus and microbiome researchers—to find out what transformative technologies, policies and products will define the next decade…

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Publication: Williston Herald

Author: Renée Jean

An ancient perennial cousin of wheat has so far shown it makes great beer and potentially great honey-toasted cereal as well. It’s also showing potential to grow very well in…

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Publication: Roundupweb.com

Author: Anna Dragseth

On Thursday, September 26th, the NDSU Williston Research Extension Center (WREC) will be hosting its first-ever Perennial Field Day. The event will start at 9:00 a.m. central time and conclude with a provided…

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Publication: Hunter College New York City Food Policy Center

Author: Deirdre Appel

A recently published United Nations report warned that climate change threatens the world’s food supply. Diminishing water supply, increasing population growth, rising temperatures and deforestation combined with unsustainable land use create a…

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Publication: Yale Environment 360

Author: Jim Robbins

Some 40 years ago, Wes Jackson, a plant geneticist, founded The Land Institute on the prairie near Salina, Kansas. Concerned that modern agriculture destroyed native grasslands, he asked a question that came…

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Publication: Salina Journal

Author: The Editorial Advisory Board

The nation’s first farmers were Native Americans. Today, there still are lessons to learn from their efforts so long ago. While evolution in the farm industry has been a constant…

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Publication: KSAL.com

Author: Lauren Fitzgerald

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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Publication: Salina Journal

Author: Sherman Smith

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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Publication: Bustle

Author: Sarah Friedmann

A new United Nations report warns that the world could soon face a global food crisis if key changes aren’t made. As the report described, certain agricultural practices contribute to…

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Publication: BBC

Author: Richard Gray

Follow the Food – a multimedia series by BBC Future and BBC World News – investigates how farmers, researchers and innovators are working to secure a sustainable long-term future for…

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Publication: Wicked Leeks

Author: Nick Easen

Since the dawn of agriculture, farmers have hit the reset button every year. That’s because most are dependent on annual crops, frequently working the soil to suppress weeds and nurture…

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Publication: Dallas News

Author: Ellise Pierce

The company that makes Cheerios, Lucky Charms and Cocoa Puffs is developing its most ambitious cereal to date. It may be available on grocery store shelves in 2021. Or it might…

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