The Agriculture Supported Communities (ASC) Program is a pay-as-you go CSA style organic vegetable operation on 5 acres with the goal of reaching a broader population including low-income families with limited access to fresh organic food. We are looking for … Continued
Nodulation Differences Between Organic and Conventional Systems Dr. Kris Nichols, Chief Scientist, Dr. Emmanuel Omondi, Research Director – Farming Systems Trial, Jeff Moyer, Executive Director, and Ross Duffield, Farm Manager
Shade Avoidance: Can We Breed for Weed Resistance? By Dr. Emmanuel Omondi, Director, Farming Systems Trial
Guest post by Johanna Mirenda, Technical Director at Organic Materials Review Institute. If you have questions pertaining to this article, please contact author.
Larry Byers has always been interested in the environment and organic agriculture. Since he was a young boy, Larry’s father was always spending time with him in the woods, tending to the family’s an organic garden and teaching him the … Continued
Over the course of the next few weeks, students of the Organic Farming Certificate Program will study all things bees with Michael Schmaeling, Resident Beekeeper at Rodale Institute. Students will learn about many aspects of beekeeping, from basic to advanced … Continued
From Somonauk, Illinois, Audrey Weismiller served in the United States Navy for four years. She was stationed on the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier in Washington. As an aviation electronics technician, she worked on communication and navigation equipment.
At Rodale Institute’s recent Lunch and Learn series, a chance for interns to present topics of interest, Garden Intern Sophie Lattes discussed Aeroponics, a branch of Hydroponics that does not use soil to grow plants. Aeroponics is particularly attractive for … Continued
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