Dig Deeper

6th Annual Organic Pioneer Awards Recipients

Rodale Institute is proud to announce the three award recipients at the 6th Annual Organic Pioneer Awards. The Organic Pioneer Awards is an opportunity to recognize a research scientist, farmer, and business who are leading the movement towards an organic planet. This year's awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2016. (more…)

Next Generation of Organic Farmers: Veterans James & Jeremiah

Our Veteran Farming Training Program offers tailored and flexible training in organic farming. This program targets the needs of those veterans who are interested in organic agriculture, but are not sure if they want to make a career change into agriculture. (more…)

The Honeybee Conservancy at Rodale Institute

The Honeybee Conservancy at Rodale Institute began in 2012 in response to the major health problems that have decimated the honeybee population in North America. Colony collapse disorder (CCD) still results in a 30% death rate every winter for these valuable pollinators with no answer in sight. (more…)

Next Generation of Organic Farmers: Denison University

Rodale Institute has the opportunity to work with many different students and interns from all over the world. Many of our interns continue onto successful careers in organic agriculture, taking with them the insightful knowledge they learned while working on the farm. In our new series, "Next Generation of Farmers," we'll be sharing the background stories and organic agriculture goals of all our interns, students, and veterans. (more…)

Organic No-Till Corn Production

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 no-till corn production. These findings were written and published for the North Carolina Cooperative Extension. (more…)