Land Institute

Type: Organization
Name: Land Institute
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Land prices continue to hold strong

Land prices in Iowa remain fairly strong even after corn prices dropped to approximately $4 per bushel and soybeans to approximately $12 /bushel. According to the Iowa Realtors Land Institute Survey, high-quality crop land in northwest Iowa averaged $12,930 ... [Published Spencer Daily Reporter - 5 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Syrian Arab Republic: Renewed Support for Relief Efforts in Syria

Source: Episcopal Relief and DevelopmentCountry: Jordan, Syrian Arab Republic Episcopal Relief & Development has renewed its support of the Fellowship of Middle East Evangelical Churches’ (FMEEC) relief efforts in Syria. FMEEC aims to reach 500 families ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Alberta Métis come together in annual meeting in Stettler

A youth conference was held alongside the Métis Annual General Meeting held in Stettler this past weekend. During the conference, youth learned job and career skills as well as participating in traditional activities. Here, Calgary’s Spencer Mills, right, ... [Published Stettler Independent - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Are perennial crops the solution to sustainable farming?

We are at a critical juncture where we practice agriculture more sustainably. Currently, farmers rely on practices where crops need to be planted annually which places a heavy burden on our soil, water and biodiversity. But planting "annuals" erodes the ... [Published New Hope 360 - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Lasting spell of Abenomics

Demand for residential properties remains strong and housing construction is at its most active in more than 10 years, thanks to a series of policies by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe aimed at boosting the economy. Commonly known as Abenomics, the strategies ... [Published Hong Kong Standard - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Business news: environmental forum, Cerner, EnGraph Software

Environmental forumThe 13th annual Community Forum on Kansas Environmental Issues is scheduled for Oct. 2 at Village Presbyterian Church in Prairie Village. The event is sponsored by the Kansas Natural Resource Council, the Prairie Village Environmental ... [Published KansasCity.com - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Are you ready for the country life?

How are you going to keep them down on the farm? Smaller acreages require additional planning and better skills to utilize the resources at hand.Posted on August 3, 2014 by Mark Thomas , Michigan State University Extension, MSU Product Center Food-A ... [Published MSU Extension - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

GUEST COMMENTARY: The truth about ‘fair share’ in property taxes

As the Legislature’s Blue Ribbon Commission looks at the state’s taxes this summer, invariably there will be talk of business needing to pay its “fair share.” That’s certainly true, but what is fair?In the case of property taxes, Hoosier companies currently ... [Published NWI Times - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Crops of the past and future

Perennial agriculture isn’t limited to grains and a handful of vegetables—fruit orchards are the ultimate example of perennial agriculture.Perennials are growing all around us—in fields, forests, and grasslands. These plants regenerate themselves each ... [Published Resilience - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Special church events 7-19-14

* Brett Graves of Shiloh Ranch Ministries in Solomon will be the guest speaker at a special service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at Faith Free Will Baptist Church, 611 Willis.The Shiloh Ranch Praise Band E2:8 will lead the song service in praise and worship ... [Published Salina Journal - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Waterworks: Why the Planet Depends on These Kansas Farmers

Editor's note: This story is one in a series on a crisis in America's Breadbasket—the depletion of the Ogallala Aquifer and its effects on a region that helps feed the world. Read the previous installment here .MANHATTAN, Kansas—In America’s Breadbasket, ... [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Food prairie

It takes a tremendous amount of ongoing work to disrupt the tendency of the land in the Plains to try to become a prairie, or the land in the Northeast to become a forest. Ecosystem succession is a force of nature to contend with, and it requires huge ... [Published Resilience - Jul 14 2014]

Quotes

"Land purchases are a long-term investment, and when you look at the long haul, if land retains its value, it does."
..." I remember a college student who told me, "I'm from a little nowhere place in Illinois." And I said, "Wait a minute. I want to ask you something: Who told you that where you come from in Illinois is nowhere? There is no such place as nowhere." We've dumped our garbage in our places, we've polluted them and mistreated them in every way, because we thought they were nowhere...
In closing the CleanClean Line representative said, "We want to work toward lasting relationships with the landowners involved in the project."

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Land prices continue to hold strong [Published Spencer Daily Reporter - 5 hours ago]
Syrian Arab Republic: Renewed Support for Relie... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 20 2014]
Author Wendell Berry speaks out for local farmi... [Published GreenBiz - Aug 19 2014]
Alberta Métis come together in annual meeting i... [Published Stettler Independent - Aug 14 2014]
Are perennial crops the solution to sustainable... [Published New Hope 360 - Aug 11 2014]
Under All Is the Land, But What If It’s Under W... [Published REALTOR Magazine - Aug 07 2014]
Lasting spell of Abenomics [Published Hong Kong Standard - Aug 07 2014]
Business news: environmental forum, Cerner, EnG... [Published KansasCity.com - Aug 05 2014]
Are you ready for the country life? [Published MSU Extension - Aug 04 2014]
Beloit hearing audience divided over transmissi... [Published Marysville Advocate - Aug 03 2014]
7 Tips To Make The Summer More Bearable [Published Business Insider - Jul 31 2014]
GUEST COMMENTARY: The truth about ‘fair share’ ... [Published NWI Times - Jul 30 2014]
Roasting? 7 Scientific Ways to Beat the Heat [Published Yahoo! Canada - Jul 29 2014]
Roasting? 8 Scientific Ways to Beat the Heat [Published LiveScience.com - Jul 25 2014]
Riordan Clinic plans affiliate clinics among ot... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 25 2014]
Crops of the past and future [Published Resilience - Jul 23 2014]
Perennial grains and food forests to save soils [Published Farming Futures - Jul 23 2014]
7 Plants That May Save the World [Published Inhabitat - Jul 22 2014]
Recent trends in farm land values more stable [Published Farm And Ranch Guide - Jul 21 2014]
CCGA identifies ‘blue skies’ research areas to ... [Published Farm And Ranch Guide - Jul 20 2014]
Special church events 7-19-14 [Published Salina Journal - Jul 19 2014]
Saving soil: digging for solutions beneath our ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 15 2014]
Chicago Council on Global Affairs identifies ‘b... [Published Fence Post - Jul 14 2014]
Targeting productive lands [Published El Universal Venezuela - Jul 14 2014]
Food prairie [Published Resilience - Jul 14 2014]
Waterworks: Why the Planet Depends on These Kan... [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 13 2014]
Cathedrals for Climate Change [Published theCSRfeed - May 23 2014]
Webinar: Land Institute Founder Wes Jackson on ... [Published theCSRfeed - May 07 2014]
Survey shows drop in Iowa cropland value [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 08 2014]
Saving Rustbelt Cities [Published Cato @ Liberty - Feb 18 2014]
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Syrian Arab Republic: Renewed Support for Relie... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 20 2014]
Source: Episcopal Relief and DevelopmentCountry: Jordan, Syrian Arab Republic Episcopal Relief & Development has renewed its support of the Fellowship of Middle East Evangelical Churches’ (FMEEC) relief efforts in Syria. FMEEC aims to reach 500 families ...
Cathedrals for Climate Change [Published theCSRfeed - May 23 2014]
Why aren’t we studying the logic and wisdom of nature to develop solutions that will last lifetimes? SOURCE: Green Builder Media DESCRIPTION: Wes Jackson, sustainable agriculture expert and founder of The Land Institute, builds cathedrals. Not the ...
Webinar: Land Institute Founder Wes Jackson on ... [Published theCSRfeed - May 07 2014]
SOURCE: Green Builder Media DESCRIPTION: In April, Green Builder Media launched the Celestia Project, our vision of a biophilic future in which we live in harmony with nature, with an examination of food and our modern agricultural practices. To ...
Saving Rustbelt Cities [Published Cato @ Liberty - Feb 18 2014]
Randal O'Toole What should be done about the nation’s rustbelt cities–or, as they are being repackaged by marketers, “ Legacy Cities ”? The populations of at least a dozen major cities declined by more than 10 percent between 2000 and 2010, including ...
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