Guest post by Mark Misar, southeastern South Dakota farmer and teacher. If you have questions pertaining to this article, please contact author.
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 … Continued
Guest post by Elizabeth Kucinich, Rodale Institute Board of Directors Member, Documentary Producer, Coventry University Professor, and Advocacy, Policy & Campaigns Consultant. Originally written and published for The Hill.
In its 35th year of existence, the Farming Systems Trial (FST) at Rodale Institute continues to demonstrate, through scientific research data, that organic farming is superior to conventional systems with regard to building, maintaining and replenishing the health of the … Continued
Studies show that more than 90% of Americans support mandatory labeling of genetically modified (GMO) foods. Yet for twenty years the U.S. have been denied that right. The Just Label It campaign was created to advocate for the labeling of … Continued
The Blooming Prairie Foundation (BPF) awarded Rodale Institute $10,000 to support the “Nutritive Quality Assessment of Organically and Conventionally Grown Oats” project.
A top official from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency took to the road this week to get feedback from farmers in Pennsylvania on how new enhancements to federal crop insurance are helping organic producers.
The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) has awarded a $14,991 grant to Rodale Institute. Requested by Gladis Zinati, Rodale Institute Associate Research Scientist, this grant will fund the project “Field Evaluation of Designed Compost Extracts for Organic Weed Suppression” beginning … Continued
Earlier this year, Rodale Institute received a $98,036 grant from the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation to support the Institute’s Farming Systems Trial (FST)®.
By Renee Ciulla “Some food hubs are building infrastructure to store food year-round which creates an actual response to the question: ‘How can we feed a nation without big agriculture?’” noted Kate Petcosky, New Entry Sustainable Farming Project’s Food Access … Continued