Farming


Rodale Institute Partners with CowMaster to Offer New Line of Co-Branded Organic Bovine Health Products

  Rodale Institute to Partner with CowMaster to Offer New Line of Co-Branded Organic Bovine Health Products   Contact: Aaron Kinsman Office: 610-683-1427 Mobile: 215-589-2490 aaron.kinsman@rodaleinstitute.org   January 22, 2015 (Kutztown, PA) – Rodale Institute, a non-profit dedicated to pioneering … Continued

Garden Internships

Rodale Institute is offering an educational and hands-on opportunity for interns to learn and practice the fundamental principles of Organic plant cultivation and garden maintenance. In 2015, the garden will undergo renovation of existing beds. New garden areas will include … Continued

St. Luke’s Rodale Institute Organic Farm Internship

Rodale Institute is seeking enthusiastic individuals with a positive spirit to apply for an internship at the St. Luke’s Rodale Institute Organic Farm. The farm is a partnership between the Rodale Institute and St. Luke’s Hospital to create an innovative … Continued

Farm Photo Friday: January 16, 2015

Every Friday we share some snaps from our 333-acres in Kutztown, PA. Our photographers? The staff members who keep this farm chugging along. Enjoy a sneak peek at what’s going on here at Rodale Institute! Hello again, Farm Photo Friday … Continued

Why Chipotle’s pork problem is good for farmers

By Coach Mark Smallwood, Executive Director News that Chipotle pulled pork from many of its menus, due to an issue with one of their supplier’s animal welfare practices, has been blowing up all over the news and social media. The … Continued

Farm Photo Friday: January 9, 2015

Every Friday we share some snaps from our 333-acres in Kutztown, PA. Our photographers? The staff members who keep this farm chugging along. Enjoy a sneak peek at what’s going on here at Rodale Institute! Happy New Year, Farm Photo … Continued

Goats for Sale!

Rodale Institute has Certified Organic Nigerian Dwarf Goats for sale! The Nigerian Dwarf is a miniature dairy goat originating from West Africa and developed in the United States. Nigerian Dwarf goats are known for their high quality milk, often with … Continued

Organic Management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB)

By Gladis M. Zinati, Ph.D., Associate Research Scientist The brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stål) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), native to Japan, South Korea, and China, has emerged as one of the most devastating pests of northeastern United States agriculture. Since its … Continued

Turning the Brown Gold to Yellow Gold

By Gladis Zinati, Ph.D., Associate Research Scientist at Rodale Institute Compost is the typical nutrient amendment in small scale agriculture while large scale, mono-crop agriculture often is dependent on synthetic N-P-K fertilizer. Mr. Dan Hunsicker, a conventional corn grower in Berks County, … Continued