No-Till and Insectary Strips for Organic Cucumber Production

Post originally published in Pennsylvania Certified Organic’s Organic Matter Quarterly Newsletter Spring 2017 Issue. No-Till and Insectary Strips for Organic Cucumber Production Researchers share organic management tips on maximizing yields, decreasing pest damage, and eliminating wilt

Integrating Livestock Project Tests Concern of Potential Human Pathogens in Organic Meat

Researchers at Rodale Institute, Iowa State University, and the University of Minnesota are in the third year of a four-year project titled “Integrating Crops and Livestock in a Systems Approach to Enhance Organic Farm Stability, Safety and Resilience.” Funded by … Continued

Rodale Institute’s Compost Production Specialist Teaches Kutztown University Students about Solid Waste

Solid waste is not a typical topic of conversation. However, for 15 KU students enrolled in Introduction to Environmental Science (ENV100) it was the highlight of their afternoon. On Friday, March 24, Rodale Institute’s very own Compost Production Specialist, Rick … Continued

Kutztown University Signs Research Affiliate Agreement with Rodale Institute

Rodale Institute and Kutztown University signed a cooperative agreement on Monday, Feb. 27, that will establish research affiliates for the mutual benefit of both institutions. The agreement will create opportunities for students to partner with university faculty and Rodale Institute personnel on field … Continued

Rodale Institute Announces Funding Award from PA Vegetable Marketing & Research Program and PA Vegetable Growers Association (PVGA)

The Rodale Institute announces a $5,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Vegetable Marketing and Research Program and the Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association. This funding will support Dr. Gladis Zinati’s research project entitled  in the “Impact of Insectary Strips to Control Cucumber Beetles”.