Farm Photo Friday: August 22, 2014


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!

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This crazy-looking Hickory Horned Devil was found out and about, likely looking for a space to pupate. Maybe he was on his way to…

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a compost pile! Here, Rick Carr, Compost Production Specialist, takes a sample of some compost before it is spread on the fields.

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Mike, one of the veterans from the Deleware Valley College Veterans Organic Farming Program, loads some compost into the spreader.

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Success!

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Next, Ross Duffield, Farm Manager, explains how the spreaders work.

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The veterans successfully navigated the spreaders to the fields in need of compost…

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and off they go!

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Hopefully, this quality compost will lead to super-healthy soil…

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and even more gigantic corn!

Don’t forget… Show your organic love!

 

One Response to “Farm Photo Friday: August 22, 2014”

  1. George

    Why is that corn spaced so far apart? Must be a foot + between each plant?

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