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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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Author: Wes Jackson

The Next 50 Years: US-Russia Cooperation on Perennializing the Major Crops with the Ecosystem as the Conceptual Tool Khrushchev in Iowa, Coon Rapids, IA, Saturday, August 29, 2009 September 23, 1959….

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Publication: Washington Post

Author: Jane Black

In mid-July, Wes Jackson, Fred Kirschenmann and Wendell Berry traveled to Washington, D.C. to propose a 50-year Farm Bill to members of the Department of Agriculture and Congress. The concept…

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Author: The Land Institute

Wes Jackson, Wendell Berry, and Fred Kirschenmann traveled to Washington DC in mid-July 2009 to promote a 50-Year Farm Bill. View PDF

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Publication: Rolling Stone Magazine

Wes Jackson was included in Rolling Stone’s article “100 Agents of Change.” To read the full article in the April 2, 2009 issue, you must be a subscribing member of…

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Publication: New York Times

Author: Wes Jackson, Wendell Berry

We need a farm bill that addresses the problem of soil loss and degradation, toxic pollution, fossil-fuel dependency and the destruction of rural communities. Full Article

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Publication: National Geographic

Author: Charles C. Mann

Kudos given to TLI soil scientist Jerry Glover National Geographic, September 2008, pp 80-106. Land Institute scientist Jerry Glover is credited for his knowledge of soil and being “indispensable to…

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Publication: Successful Farming

Author: Raylene Nickel

Special Bonus Page. Reprinted with permission. Picture this: You’re a wheat grower from Kansas or Washington, or maybe a flax producer from Minnesota. When spring comes, your crops — like…

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Publication: Smithsonian Magazine | November 2005, 36(8):81-82

Author: Craig Canine

We mark Smithsonian’s 35th anniversary by revisiting scientists, artists and scholars who’ve enriched the magazine — and our lives. Every genius, said the Danish writer Isak Dinesen, is doomed. She…

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Author: The Land Institute

A Land Institute open forum June 24 & 26, 2003 The full PowerPoint presentation for this forum is available for download here: Download PowerPoint (5mb)

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Publication: Orion Magazine, March/April 2003

Author: Wendell Berry

THE NEW NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY published by the White House in September 2002, if carried out, would amount to a radical revision of the political character of our nation. Its…

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Publication: New York Times on Feb. 9, 2003

Author: Wendell Berry

This abridged version of Wendell Berry’s essay appeared as a full-page advertisement in the New York Times on Feb. 9, 2003. An even shorter version for newspaper op-ed pages was…

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Publication: Kansas Day Lecture at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas

Author: Wes Jackson

A version of this article was presented as the Kansas Day Lecture at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, on January 29, 2001 On this date, 140 years ago, Kansas became…

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