Dr. Andrew Smith, environmental scientist and organic farmer, aims to connect soil health with human health in new role as head of Rodale Institute research.
The Rodale Institute announces a $5,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Vegetable Marketing and Research Program and the Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association. This funding will support Dr. Gladis Zinati’s research project entitled in the “Impact of Insectary Strips to Control Cucumber Beetles”.
The Rodale Institute announces a $5,000 grant from the Ian Somerhalder Foundation. This funding will support the two year project titled “Investigating Bat Activity in Various Agricultural Landscapes to Develop Organic Insect Pest Management”.
Seeding Perennial Understory Plants Amended with Compost Extract By Dr. Kris Nichols, Chief Scientist
Selection Criteria for Successful Implementation of Perennial Understory Plants for Weed Management By Dr. Kris Nichols, Chief Scientist and Marisa Wagner, Research Technician
Plants Protecting Plants: Perennial Understory Plants for Weed Management By Dr. Kris Nichols, Chief Scientist
Dr. Gladis Zinati, Associate Research Scientist at Rodale Institute, has received funding from Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture to evaluate the impact of rolled cover crop mixtures and insectary strips on organic vegetable cropping.
Rodale Institute Chief Scientist, Dr. Kris Nichols, presented at the fifth annual Student Organic Seed Symposium (SOSS), August 5–8, 2016, in Waterville, Maine. This announcement recaps the four-day series, highlighting lectures, field trips and speakers. This announcement was written and published by Johnny’s Select … Continued
Rodale Institute is pleased to announce Dr. Gladis Zinati, Associate Research Scientist, as a 2016 grant recipient, from Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF), in “field evaluation of designed compost extracts for organic weed suppression.”
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