Farming


Rodale Institute is pursuing a novel seed treatment to reduce plant disease

Soil-borne seed infecting pathogens are a serious constraint to greenhouse and field production systems of many agricultural crops, particularly where direct seeding is practiced. Conventional farming operations often use fumigants and chemical seed treatments for controlling plant pathogens. However, these … Continued

Livestock Intern needed at Rodale Institute

In recent years, the Rodale Institute has added a variety of livestock to the farm in order to diversify the use of land and increase the biology of the soil and compost. We are currently focused on dairy cows, organic … Continued

Utilization of Pelletized Starter Fertilizers in Cover Crop-Based, Reduced Tillage Organic Corn Production

Utilization of Pelletized Starter Fertilizers in Cover Crop-Based, Reduced Tillage Organic Corn Production Gladis Zinati1,a*, Rachel Atwell2,b, Steven Mirsky3,c, Chris Reberg-Horton4,b, Rae Moore5,a, and Jeff Moyer6,a  1Associate Research Scientist, 2Graduate Student, 3Research Ecologist, 4Associate Professor, 5Research Technician, and 6Executive Director  … Continued