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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: Resilience

Author: Robert Jensen, Wes Jackson

In the inaugural episode of Podcast from the Prairie, Wes Jackson and Robert Jensen explored some of the key influences on Jackson’s distinctive philosophy, on how he came to embrace…

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Publication: HPPR

Author: Jenny Inzerillo

High Plains Morning doesn’t often delve into ethnobotany, but when we do, we make sure the sources are straight out of KANSAS! HPPR thanks teacher, researcher, and writer Aubrey Streit Krug, Director of…

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Publication: Duluth News Tribune

Author: Jonathan Knutson

One of the world’s oldest grains has found new life. Now, a new $10 million grant aims to further boost commercial use of Kernza. Informally known as the Kernza Cap,…

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Publication: Wisconsin State Farmer

Author: University of Wisconsin-Madison

A multi-state coalition of researchers, farmers, educators, industry leaders, policy experts, and climate scientists—including researchers from the University of Wisconsin–Madison—was recently awarded a competitive 5-year, $10 million grant through USDA…

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Publication: No-Till Farmer

Author: University of Minnesota

A multi-state coalition of researchers, farmers, educators, industry leaders, policy experts, and climate scientists was recently awarded a competitive 5-year, $10 million grant through USDA NIFA’s Agriculture and Food Research…

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Publication: KKFI 90.1 FM

Author: Hosted by Brent Ragsdale, Teresa (Terri) Wilke, Craig Lubow, Richard Mabion

This week’s edition of Eco-Radio, with host, Dave Mitchell, will interview Dr. Richard Cruse, Professor in the Agronomy Department at Iowa State University, and Dr. Timothy Crews, Director of Research…

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Publication: Star Tribune

Author: Greg Stanley

Minnesota farms may soon have a solution to the increasing pollution problem from row crops that’s been threatening the drinking supply of towns throughout the Upper Midwest. It all depends…

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Publication: St. Peter Herald

Author: University of Minnesota Extension

A multi-state coalition of researchers, farmers, educators, industry leaders, policy experts, and climate scientists was recently awarded a competitive 5-year, $10 million grant through USDA NIFA’s Agriculture and Food Research…

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Publication: SARE

You might have heard of Kernza®, a sweet and nutty perennial variety of intermediate wheatgrass being developed by the plant breeders and ecologists at The Land Institute in Salina, Kansas….

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Publication: Dezeen

Author: Siufan Adey

Dezeen has teamed up with Exhibit Columbus to live stream four talks exploring how architecture and design can act as catalysts in the centre of the USA, with topics including indigenous design,…

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Publication: Star Tribune

Author: Jennifer Bjorhus

Hemp, hazelnuts, oats, turnips, alfalfa, Kernza … there’s a sizable menu of plants to grow for vegetative cover in fields, but much more needs to be done to protect the…

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Publication: The Republic

Author: Staff Reports

Exhibit Columbus has announced a series of conversations and online events which will comprise the 2020 Exhibit Columbus Symposium New Middles event this fall. Exhibit Columbus—which launched in 2016 to…

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