Research


Maple Syrup from the Farm

 Sweet Treats from our Trees By Sabrina Mastronardo, Communications Intern Our maple trees have been on the farm for years. They’ve shaded the staff and animals in the summer, protected our streams, and added to the biodiversity of Rodale Institute. But … Continued

Regenerative Organic Agriculture and Climate Change

We are at the most critical moment in the history of our species, as man-made changes to the climate threaten humanity’s security on Earth. But there is a technology for massive planetary geo-engineering that is tried and tested and available … Continued

Transition to Organic: Weed Management

One of the biggest challenges farmers face while transitioning to organic cropping systems is weed management. Successfully managing weeds in organic systems requires a dramatic change in approach. Simply substituting organic herbicides for synthetic ones rarely works. Knowing your weeds … Continued

Bringing the dirt to your doorstep: Weed Management

For a generation of farmers raised on the idea that herbicides were the ultimate solution to weeds, creeping levels of resistance to chemical control opens the post-chemical chapter in weed management. Herbicide resistant “superweeds” have been identified on 14 million … Continued