We are part of a Long-Term Agroecosystem Research Network established by the USDA to develop national strategies for the sustainable intensification of agricultural production.

KBS LTAR logo.The Kellogg Biological Station (KBS) Long-Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) site is part of the U.S. LTAR Network established by the USDA to develop national strategies for the sustainable intensification of agricultural production. LTAR is a partnership among 18 long-term research sites across the U.S.

At KBS, we are helping to meet future sustainability challenges for cropping systems of the upper Midwest. Our research is designed with stakeholders to advance both food production and positive environmental and societal outcomes for agriculture.

LTAR News

  • KBS LTAR Summer 2021 Update

    Published on August 10, 2021
    After the June and July rains, the corn is looking great on the Kellogg Biological Station Long-Term Agroecosystem Research (KBS LTAR) site.

  • KBS Welcomes Postdoctoral Researcher to Robertson Lab

    Published on June 23, 2021
    The W.K. Kellogg Biological Station community is excited to welcome—virtually, for now—Dr. Tian Guo, who is joining the Robertson Lab as a postdoctoral research associate.

  • By design: Partnering to develop Midwest farming systems of the future

    Published on December 3, 2020
    The W.K. Kellogg Biological Station has been designated a funded member of the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service Long-Term Agroecosystem Research Network, a partnership of 18 premier long-term research sites across the United States.

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