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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. 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: Sierra Magazine, November-December 2010

Author: Michael A. Parks

Long-time Land Institute Managing Director Ken Warren describes the work done by Land Institute scientists and why it is of world-wide importance. Full Article

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Publication: The Sun Magazine, October 2010

Author: Fred Bahnson

An excellent interview with Wes Jackson by Fred Bahnson in The Sun Magazine, October 2010. Partial Article Full version available from The Sun in print.

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Publication: National Geographic

National Geographic magazine named Jerry Glover one of 14 visionary, young trailblazers from around the world who include an electrical engineer, a musician, a bioarchaeologist, a mobile technology innovator and…

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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 travelled 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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