Join Rodale Institute’s researchers and expert staff at our annual Organic Field Day to learn the latest results of our farming trials and visit nearly 20 demonstration stations on our 333-acre experimental farm.

July 23
8:30am — 3:30pm EDT
Kutztown, PA

Participants will have the opportunity to interact one-on-one with Rodale Institute experts and learn about a wide variety of research and demonstration projects, all focused on organic agriculture.

Please bring your own lunch (there will also be food on-site available for purchase). If you are a veteran, you may be eligible to attend educational events for free. Please email for details.

On COVID-19 safety: All 2021 on-farm events will take place outdoors. All participants are required to wear a mask and keep a distance of six feet apart, per the PA COVID-19 safety procedures for businesses.

Join Us Online

Not able to travel to our Pennsylvania farm? No problem! Head to our Virtual Campus for our 2021 Virtual Field Day event. The Virtual Field Day will include on-demand, view-at-your-own-pace video content featuring our research trails and farm projects. Waitlist for the 2021 Virtual Field Day will open soon. 

Anyone who has registered for the 2020 Virtual Field Day event, as well as registrants for the 2021 in-person event, will receive a discount code for 25% off registration of the 2021 Virtual Field Day presentation.

There’s still time to view last year’s Virtual Field Day and receive the 2021 discount!

2020 Virtual Field Day

Field Day Highlights

Learn directly from our experts as they come to you from the fields of Rodale Institute, in subjects such as:

Organic Apple Orchards

Pastured Hog Production

Treatment-free beekeeping

No-Till Management

Farming Systems Trial

Soil Health & Water Quality


Vegetable Systems Trial

Industrial Hemp

Farm Shares & Farmer Training

Tomato Grafting & High Tunnel Production

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field day information tables
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Field Day 2020 Stats

  • More than 450 participants including farmers, gardeners, extension agents, university faculty & students, legislators, members of the media, & more

  • Attendees from over 40 states & 15 countries

More Information

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

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