Dig Deeper

Share Your Experience! Help Shape Integrating Crops and Livestock

Rodale Institute's Annual Field Day is quickly approaching! We hope to see you all at our farm on July 15 , from 8:30am-3:30pm, to learn more about the latest results of our research projects and visit all demonstration stations on our 333 acres experimental farm. A station you can expect to see is our Integrating Crops and Livestock project, sponsored by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Organic Research and Extension Initiative. During Field Day, project sponsors have a paid opportunity for farmers who are interested! (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…)