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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: Discover Magazine

Author: Nathaniel Scharping

In Kansas, a small team of scientists is working on what they hope will be the grain of the future. To the untrained eye, the long-stemmed, seed-topped wheatgrass looks quite…

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Publication: University of Wyoming

Some eastern Wyoming farmers nosed their tractors into fields this spring pulling drills planting a new variety of intermediate wheatgrass that may negate Wyoming’s fussy weather and bolster bottom lines…

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Publication: University of Minnesota

Food science and nutrition students Radhika Bharathi, Sonali Raghunath, Steven Cak, and Brigitta Yaputri made it their mission to tackle this waste. Their work led to the development of ReToast,…

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Publication: Farm Journal

Author: Amy Mayer

Research at The Land Institute in Salina, Kansas, over the past couple of decades has advanced the concept of perennial grain crops to the point of commercially available kernza. It’s…

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Publication: KNSI AM 1450/FM 99.3

Author: Dene Dryden

(KNSI) – A recently developed crop has the potential to reduce the impact of nitrate leaching from farm fields into water supplies. Kernza wheat, or intermediate wheatgrass, is different from other…

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Publication: FP

Author: Matthew R. Sanderson and Stan Cox

Today, there is more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere than at any point in the past 3.6 million years. On April 5, atmospheric carbon dioxide exceeded 420 parts per million—marking nearly the…

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Publication: Star Tribune

Author: Greg Stanley

The soil and water near some of the most polluted wells in Minnesota is almost entirely clean three years after a new type of wheat was planted on the surface….

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Publication: KMUW 89.1 - NPR

Author: Brian Grimmett

SALINA, Kansas — Ebony Murrell and a few interns meticulously sort 99 kinds of silphium. It’s a wild relative to a sunflower. And the biologists at The Land Institute — an outfit…

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Publication: The Grist - Fix Solutions Lab

Author: Claire Elise Thompson

Americans have had a lot to drink about lately. From the pandemic and the election to the ongoing battle for racial justice, and, at long last, the onset of #vaccinatedgirlsummer, it’s…

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Publication: FoodTank

The food system accounts for more than one-third of global greenhouse gas emissions, according to a recent study published in Nature Food. But with every meal, consumers have the opportunity to make…

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Publication: The Land Institute

Author: Press Release

The Land Institute has named Rachel Stroer as the new president of the agriculture research organization. Stroer, the third president of the institute, is the first woman to lead the…

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Publication: Salina Journal

Author: Press Release

The Land Institute has named Rachel Stroer as the new president of the agriculture research organization. Stroer, the third president of the institute, is the first woman to lead the…

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