Mushrooms, Veggies and Tractors, Oh my!

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

Rainfall Simulator Compares Soil Health

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.

Rodale Institute Names Jeff Tkach Chief Growth Officer

Rodale Institute today announced that Jeff Tkach has been named chief growth officer, effective July 1. In this newly created role, Tkach will lead a comprehensive development program that includes marketing and communications in addition to fundraising initiatives. He will … Continued

Inaugural Planting of Vegetable Systems Trial

In 2016, Rodale Institute initiated the Vegetable Systems Trial (VST), a long-term side-by-side comparison of biologically-based organic and chemically-based conventional vegetable production systems.The goal for this project is to develop economically viable vegetable production systems which improve soil, plant, human … Continued

Heated Matter

This article originally ran in the spring issue of New Farm Magazine, the magazine of Organic Farmers Association. All OFA members receive a complimentary issue of New Farm twice per year. Click here to sign up! How-To for Farmers: A scientist … Continued

Ground Breakers: Crop Connection

This article originally ran in the spring issue of New Farm Magazine, the magazine of Organic Farmers Association. All OFA members receive a complimentary issue of New Farm twice per year. Click here to sign up! Crop ConnectionPeople Leading the … Continued

Go with the Flow

This article originally ran in the spring issue of New Farm Magazine, the magazine of Organic Farmers Association. All OFA members receive a complimentary issue of New Farm twice per year. Click here to sign up! The changing water supply … Continued