For several years, Rodale Institute and Organización Internacional Agropecuaria (OIA), a certifying agency for organic agriculture in Argentina, have been organizing a travel program between the U.S. and Argentina. The goal of the program is to exchange innovative research and … Continued
Continuous organic no-till is still considered unachievable. However, options for reducing tillage in the mid-Atlantic region have been identified and tried, including: (1) rotating annual grain crops with perennial forages; (2) decreasing depth and degree of soil inversion (e.g. chisel … Continued
Organic Farming Certificate Program Delaware Valley University students and Rodale Institute Veteran Farmer Training Program participants visited local farms to learn more about how their operations, adding to what Rodale Institute has already taught them.
Job Description: The Online Tool Assistant is responsible for ensuring weekly updates are made to the Organic Price Report tool at RodaleInstitute.org/Farm/Organic-Price-Report-Tool. This position is a primary data entry.
Use of Chemically- and Microbially-Designed Compost Extracts for Managing Weeds
Since 1996, Rodale Institute has welcomed a student from Denison University to study at the farm. This summer, Jed Dioguardi was selected to learn from the Institute’s experts.
On June 5, Rodale Institute, in partnership with Hemp Industries Association, kicked off the 8th annual Hemp History Week with a Hemp Day on the Farm event. Dozens of people gathered at Rodale Institute to celebrate our new industrial hemp … Continued
The summer semester at Rodale Institute has begun for the Delaware Valley University students enrolled in the Organic Farming Certificate Program. Their semester will be filled with hands-on experiences, classroom time, field trips and guest speakers.
Planting has begun for Rodale Institute’s Agriculture Supported Communities, a farm share program that provides members with a seasonal share of fresh organic produce on a weekly basis. Over the course of the next few months, students in the Organic … Continued
The rainfall simulator is a great tool that demonstrates runoff generation, infiltration rates and topsoil loss. This trial simulates the effects an inch of rainfall has on three surface soil samples collected during the summer of 2016.