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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: Reussir

Author: MA Carré

Kernza® is the name of a cereal native to the highlands of Iran. It has been studied for three years at the agronomy school in Lyon, ISARA, because of its perennial characteristics.  This…

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Publication: The Western Producer

Author: Michael Raine

Doug Cattani looks at three farm-raised crops of intermediate wheat grass this year and says despite highly variable yields, they “all make sense.” One got all the groceries, one is…

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Publication: The Western Producer

Author: Ron Lyseng

Farmers in Minnesota are growing some of the first intermediate wheatgrass developed specifically for human consumption. Plant scientists are calling the food grade MN-Clearwater “a superfood with environmental and health…

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Publication: HPPR

Author: Julene Bair

What if you discovered that a genius, a visionary thinker who could string thoughts and words together that make you believe in your own potential and that of all humanity,…

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Publication: Public News Service

Author: Mike Moen

EAST TROY, Wis. — The Wisconsin agricultural sector could play a key role in accelerating production of a relatively new type of grain, which supporters say is safer for the…

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Publication: Wisconsin State Farmer

Author: Erin Robinstine

Wheatgrass is packed with beneficial nutrients, which makes the crop a popular superfood. And now, more farmers will have access to growing this beneficial crop. Historically, wheatgrass has been used…

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Publication: Kenosha News

Author: Leigh Presley

A few years back a local resident gave me some educational bulletins from the year 1914, highlighting findings of livestock and agronomy research performed at the University of Wisconsin Agricultural…

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Publication: Salina Journal

Author: Gary Demuth

The word “apocalypse” is described as “destruction or damage on an awesome or catastrophic scale,” according to the Oxford Dictionary. An alternate, less frightening, definition of apocalypse is “to uncover…

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Publication: Gizmodo

Author: Dharna Noor

For years, vertical farming has captured headlines, including on this very website. A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on Monday shows the practice could revolutionise the world’s…

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Publication: KMA Land 960 AM & 99.1 FM

The Michael Fields Agricultural Institute of East Troy, Wisconsin, is a member of a coalition that recently was awarded a $10-million grant to develop Kernza as the country’s first large-scale…

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Publication: The Brooklyn Rail

Author: Max Ajl

Is it weird that it would be the pen of a plant breeder who specializes in perennial sorghum, Stan Cox of The Land Institute, that would give us the most…

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Publication: Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Author: Press Release

MFAI is the recipient of a $250,000 grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Sustainable Agricultural Systems (SAS) program for perennial crop development efforts (see USDA’s announcement…

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