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Farming Systems Trial

For nearly 40 years, we have collected data measuring differences in soil health, crop yields, energy efficiency, water use and contamination, and nutrient density of crops grown in organic and […]

Updated on Nov 20, 2018

Webinar: Lessons from Farming Systems Trial

This webinar, presented by Dr. Emmanuel Omondi, Director of Rodale Institute’s Farming Systems Trial (FST), will share results from North America’s longest-running side-by-side comparison of organic versus conventional farming systems. […]

Updated on Oct 29, 2018

Organic Oats More Nutrient Dense than Conventional

In 40 years of research at the Farming Systems Trial, we’ve seen organic crops outperform conventional. The question explored in this research article is: Are those organic crops also more nutrient dense? According to our current data, the answer is yes.

Updated on Nov 15, 2018

Research Internship

Research interns work directly with Rodale Institute’s Research Department to address current and future agricultural needs by conducting high-quality research using regenerative, organic methods for agricultural production and identifying tools […]

Updated on Apr 9, 2019

Vegetable Systems Trial

VST is specifically designed to analyze nutrient density in the finished crops. It’s the first of its kind—no other crop comparison study has been focused on exploring the links between […]

Updated on Oct 16, 2018

Beyond Black Plastic

While the use of black plastic is allowed within organic agriculture, it is inherently unsustainable, as it is a petroleum-based product and is difficult to recycle. Every acre of land […]

Updated on Aug 26, 2019