July 15–16: Join us for the first Rodale Institute & Acres U.S.A. No-Till Intensive! Organic farmers and conventional farmers who want to refine their no-till practices will find in-the-field classroom instruction to help them limit tillage, reduce labor and improve soil structure.
July 17: Enjoy the annual Rodale Institute Organic Field Day featuring on-farm demonstrations about vegetable farming, composting, high tunnels, pasture pigs and much more!
611 Siegfriedale Road
Kutztown, PA 19530
Organic No-Till Intensive — July 15th–16th
Learn in a focused, small-group environment from Jeff Moyer, author of the Organic No-Till Farming and CEO of Rodale Institute, and his team of researchers and farmers on the beautiful Rodale Institute farm in Kutztown, Pennsylvania. Attendees will learn 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
Organic Field Day — July 17th
Join more than 400 farmers, growers and ranchers from around the opportunity to celebrate a variety of ways to learn. Attendees can choose between a number of research and demonstration projects, or choose to focus on one topic all day. Topics include: Farming systems trial; Vegetable systems trial; High tunnels & grafted tomatoes; Organic vegetable cropping; Pastured hog production; Treatment-free beekeeping; Composting; Organic no-till; Agriculture-supported communities; and Organic pest management.