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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: Civil Eats

Author: Dee Kim

At Bang Brewing in St. Paul, Minnesota, co-owner Sandy Boss Febbo keeps an 18-foot-long poster on the wall with photos of two grasses and their excavated roots. The first is a wheat…

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Publication: KMA Land 960AM & 99.1FM

Expanding the scope of Kernza is the aim of a multi-state coalition. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison are part of the coalition to expand the research, production and commercialization…

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Publication: High Plains Journal

Author: Kylene Scott

Ancient farmers began domesticating wild annual plants approximately 10,000 years ago. Eventually, farmers became dependent upon annual grain crops, and according to Brandon Schlautman of The Land Institute, diverse natural…

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Publication: The Gazette

Author: Erin Jordan

Many Iowa farmers are seeking alternatives to just corn and soybeans as a way to reduce risk, replenish the soil and improve water quality. But before considering a new crop,…

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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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