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
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By Jesse Barrett – Rodale Institute, Organic Allentown Program Manager After assisting Rodale Institute Research Technicians, Tara Caton and Emily Lesher, with collecting the zero to twenty centimeter soil samples from our FST (Farming Systems Trial) fields, I was left … Continued
By Jesse Barrett – Rodale Institute, Organic Allentown Program Manager When you ask a person, “What is organic agriculture?” you will probably get a different response from each person that you ask. Most people respond to the question with answers … Continued
Nutrient Density Comparison Between Organic and Conventionally Grown Oats By Marisa Wagner and Emmanuel Omondi (Ph.D.) The Farming Systems Trial (FST) at Rodale Institute is America’s longest running side-by-side comparison of organic and conventional agriculture. FST was established in 1981 … Continued
Rodale Institute Executive Director, Jeff Moyer, Associate Research Scientist, Dr. Gladis Zinati, and other credited experts contributed to a research publication facilitated by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension. This publication discusses cover crop management and starter fertilizer considerations for producers interested in organic … Continued
In its 35th year of existence, the Farming Systems Trial (FST) at Rodale Institute continues to demonstrate, through scientific research data, that organic farming is superior to conventional systems with regard to building, maintaining and replenishing the health of the … Continued
The Blooming Prairie Foundation (BPF) awarded Rodale Institute $10,000 to support the “Nutritive Quality Assessment of Organically and Conventionally Grown Oats” project.
Earlier this year, Rodale Institute received a $98,036 grant from the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation to support the Institute’s Farming Systems Trial (FST)®.
By Coach Mark Smallwood Follow Coach’s blogs posts at Maria’s Farm Country Kitchen and EcoWatch Lake Erie was poisoned by chemical agriculture. Naturally, the headlines are making people nervous about water supplies – and rightly so. However, what is not … Continued
(Kutztown, PA) Today Rodale Institute announced the launch of a global campaign to generate public awareness of soil’s ability to reverse climate change, but only when the health of the soil is maintained through organic regenerative agriculture. The campaign will … Continued