Since 1947, Rodale Institute has been committed to groundbreaking research in organic agriculture, and providing support and education for farmers and consumers across the world. Every year, the Institute welcomes thousands of visitors to the farm.
On August 3, Organic Farmers Association Director, Kate Mendenhall, and Steering Committee Chair, Jim Riddle, presented testimonies at the Farm Bill Listening Session: Conversations in the Field in Morgan, Minnesota. Testimonies include the need for investing in organic for the 2018 Farm … Continued
In addition to learning about the many aspects of beekeeping from Michael Schmaeling, Resident Beekeeper at Rodale Institute, students also visited a local production level apiary. Herman’s Honeycomb, Danenhower Apiaries was started in 1972 by Herman Danenhower. The process of using … Continued
Students had the opportunity to visit a woman-run vegetable farm located at Lundale Farm Inc. in Chester County, PA. Over 150 varieties of Certified Naturally Grown produce are grown there to provide for 60 plus CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) members, … Continued
Organic Farming Certificate Program Student Spotlight: Brian Titus
Two Gander Farm is a family operated farm run by a wife and husband – Deirdre and Trey Flemming. They farm 10 acres of vegetables, fruits, flowers and bees, in Downingtown PA, within 260-acres that are owned and managed by … Continued
Corio Bruestle is a Marine from West Lawn, PA. He enlisted in the Marine Corp in 2007 and spent four years as a TV/Radio broadcaster. His first year was spent studying at the Defense Information School at Ft. Meade and … 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
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