Third Generation Takes Farm Back to its Roots with Vision of Sustainability
Bipartisan Support for Increased Funding for Research on Organic Agriculture On July 20th, state legislators gathered at Rodale Institute to announce $500,000 in appropriations funding dedicated to the Institute’s research on organic methods. “I’ve watched as the research has grown … Continued
Rodale Institute’s Next Generation Scholarship Fund Helps Provide World-Class Education and Mentorship to New Farmer Trainees American agriculture is at a critical juncture: Nearly one-third of farmers are past retirement age, and 93 million acres of farmland are poised to … Continued
Rodale Institute and Penn State College of Medicine announced a partnership to connect food production with health care and to promote and improve public health. To celebrate our shared commitment to expanding access to organic foods and fresh produce, we … Continued
Dr. Andrew Smith, environmental scientist and organic farmer, aims to connect soil health with human health in new role as head of Rodale Institute research.
Today Rodale Institute, the global leader of regenerative organic agriculture, announced it has received a grant for $5,995,000 from the William Penn Foundation to partner with Stroud Water Research Center, the global leader in the advancement of knowledge and stewardship … Continued
Organic Farming Program Receives $498,706 USDA Grant Funds to help Rodale Institute and Delaware Valley University prepare a new generation of organic farmers.
People often say it takes a village to raise a child. But as Rodale Institute’s executive director Jeff Moyer learned on a recent trip to India, sometimes it takes a special individual to raise a village. While in New Delhi … Continued
The Organic Farmers Association calls on the USDA to implement the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices Rule (OLPP) without delay. The OLPP or “animal welfare” rule would allow the National Organic Program to consistently enforce stronger animal welfare standards on … Continued
The Organic Farmers Association recently announced their 2017-2018 Policy Priorities, including policy positions on hot organic issues such as hydroponics, animal welfare, organic checkoff and the farm bill.