Field Day is your best opportunity to explore all our research firsthand.

At this all-day event, join Rodale Institute’s researchers and staff to learn the latest results of our research projects and visit demonstration stations on the farm. The day is “go at your own pace,” meaning you can spend as much time as you’d like at any station learning from experts.

July 17, 2020

611 Siegfriedale Rd., Kutztown, PA 19530

8:30AM-3:30PM

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Field Day Highlights

You’ll have the opportunity to interact one-on-one with experts and learn about a wide variety of research and demonstration projects, including:

Farming Systems Trial

Vegetable Systems Trial

Industrial hemp

High tunnels and grafted tomatoes

Organic vegetable cropping

Pastured hog production

Treatment-free beekeeping

Composting

Organic no-till

Agriculture Supported Communities

Organic pest management

Check back for a map of Field Day stations.

greenhouse tour
rodale employee
field day information tables
rodale presentation

Lunch: 12PM-1PM

Organic Field Day attendees have the options of bringing their own lunch or purchasing lunch from one of our vendors. Lunch purchases are cash only. Cash back is available in the Garden Store.

Rodale Institute & Acres U.S.A. Field Day and Organic No-Till Intensive

June 15-16, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Leading up to Field Day, we’re partnering with Acres U.S.A. to offer a two-day intensive. Attendees will learn in a focused, small-group environment, from Rodale Institute’s CEO Jeff Moyer and our team of researchers and farmers, about an organic farming system that limits tillage, reduces labor, and improves soil structure. With both classroom and in-the-field instruction, this intensive offers a look at the latest tools based on sound biological principles, making it possible to reduce and even eliminate tillage. Field-tested over many seasons, these methods will make cover crops a source of fertility and a tool for weed management in your operation.

Designed for: Organic farmers and conventional farmers who want to refine their no-till practices.

Price: Early bird (until June 5) and Organic Farmers Association members: $689. Regular admission (June 6.-July 1): $739.
Registration includes Field Day Admission.

Meals & lodging: Lunch will be served both days. You will need to arrange your own lodging.

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Field Day 2019 Statistics

  • More than 400 participants including farmers, gardeners, extension agents, university faculty & students, legislators, members of the media, & more

  • Attendees from over 14 states & 3 countries

More Information

For more information, please contact Maria Pop, Director of Education, at Maria.Pop@RodaleInstitute.org or 610-683-1481.

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