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.
Post originally published in Progressive Crop Consultant’s Magazine March/April 2018 Issue. Chemically And Biologically-Designed Compost Extract: A Potential Tactic For Biological Control Of Weeds Weeds can be defined as plants growing out of place and can rapidly populate in ecosystems … Continued
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”.
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
The Plants Protecting Plants project is another one of Rodale Institute’s several ongoing experiments aimed at improving soil health.
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.”