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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.

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Publication: Resilience

Author: Wes Jackson, Robert Jensen

In this episode of “Podcast from the Prairie,” Wes Jackson and Robert Jensen discuss the role of religion, both in Jackson’s life and in our human future. The title of this episode references something…

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Publication: MerionWest

Author: Olivia Malloy

On December 16th, Olivia Malloy was joined by Bill Vitek for a conversation about his work with perennial agriculture. Among his many other roles, Mr. Vitek, a philosopher, educator, and…

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Publication: Kansas Reflector

Author: Aubrey Streit Krug

As 2020 comes to a close, many of us are staying safely at home and finding respite in our kitchens. The loaves of sourdough and banana bread that were so…

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Publication: Resilience.org

Author: Wes Jackson, Aubrey Streit Krug, Bill Vitek, Robert Jensen

Ed. note: This piece is the first contribution in the new book The Perennial Turn: Contemporary Essays from the Field, ed. by Bill Vitek and published as a free ebook by New…

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Publication: The Williams Lake Tribune

Author: David Zirnhelt

I was excited to read that intermediate wheatgrass is now approved for human use in the U.S. This report is featured in the New Seed Variety Guide for 2021 put…

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Publication: California Ag Today

As part of its mission of sustainability in agriculture, the University of California Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (UC SAREP) is interested in crops that hold environmental and economic…

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Publication: Manitoba Co-Operator

Author: Geralyn Wichers

A new study is looking at intermediate wheatgrass’s potential to be both cash crop and quality forage in the same year. Intermediate wheatgrass is a perennial grain sometimes known by…

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Publication: Ag Journal

Author: Candace Krebs

A rash of natural disasters, including wildfires, hurricanes and a historically early ice storm, backlit by a contentious election season, are keeping climate change in the headlines, even as agricultural…

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Publication: Food by Design

Author: IDEO Podcast

EPISODE NOTES We’re talking Rusty Butz, Kernza bread, and peas in your mac n’ cheese. This episode is an exploration of Indigenous farming practices, ancient grains, and how regenerative farming…

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Publication: Kansas Reflector

Author: Stan Cox

In this fall’s contest between U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall and state Sen. Barbara Bollier for the open U.S. Senate seat in Kansas, Marshall has repeatedly argued that his opponent, if elected,…

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Publication: Yale Climate Connections

As the weather gets colder, Carmen Fernholz of Minnesota enjoys looking out at his fields of Kernza. This wheatgrass is a perennial, which means it overwinters and comes back in spring….

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Publication: Dezeen

Author: Siufan Adey

Exhibit Columbus will conclude its New Middles symposium with a live conversation broadcast on Dezeen that will explore the past and future of Midwest landscapes and indigenous design. Watch here from 7:00pm UK…

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