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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: Construction Equipment Guide.com

Author: AEM

An 18-mile stretch of Georgia interstate is pushing the technological envelope with respect to safety and sustainability in road construction. By leveraging solar energy, recycled tires, vehicle telematics data and…

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Publication: Live for Live Music

Author: Tom Shackleford

Gregory Alan Isakov has expanded his upcoming spring/summer tour supporting Zak Brown Band with a mix of new headlining dates of his own. The folk singer-songwriter continues to tour in support of his…

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Publication: Fast Company

Author: Adele Peters

To have a chance of avoiding the worst impacts of climate change, society needs to reach net-zero emissions by 2050—meaning that if we can’t transition to an emissions-free economy by…

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Publication: Bloomberg Green

Author: Ashley Robinson and Lydia Mulvany

Climate-friendly crops are getting more attention from farmers and food companies as pressure mounts to find sustainable forms of agriculture. Enter Kernza, a new grain that’s already got powerful backers like General…

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Publication: Intermountain Farm & Ranch

Author: John O'Connell

Officials with the Washington State University Bread Lab believe a wheat variety they have in development with a large, blue-gray kernel will take grain production into a drastically new realm….

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Publication: Nation's Restaurant News

Author: Bret Thorn

“The problem that agriculture has faced for 10,000 years is it started with the wrong hardware,” Fred Iutzi, president of The Land Institute, a research organization in Salina, Kan., told…

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Publication: Star Tribune

Author: Brian DeVore

The news in the Jan. 14 issue of the Star Tribune that 1 in 8 Minnesotans are drinking nitrate-tainted water and that fertilizer escaping from row-crop fields is a main…

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Publication: Feednavigator.com

Author: Aerin Einstein-Curtis

A novel perennial crop aims to provide a more sustainable forage for livestock production along with a grain cash crop while reducing soil erosion and protecting water quality, says researcher….

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Publication: West Central Tribune

Author: Rachel Fergus

GOODHUE COUNTY, Minn. — If humans want to continue eating we need to continue farming. But many farming practices that have become common in the 21st century result in pollution…

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Publication: Morning Ag Clips

Author: Veronica Coons

TOPEKA, Kan. — Keynote speaker Fred Iutzi, president of The Land Institute, helped the Kansas Rural Center mark its 40th anniversary at their annual conference in early November by dealing…

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Publication: Faribault Daily News

Author: Alan Kraus

A standing room only crowd of about 150 gathered at Imminent Brewing Dec. 11 to hear University of Minnesota Agronomy Professor Jake Jungers’ present “The Power of Perennials & Kernza’s…

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Publication: Pipestone County Star

Author: Debra Fitzgerald

Doug Brands is the water supervisor for the city of Edgerton charged with taking care of the city’s drinking water wells and its ion exchange water treatment plant that filters…

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