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Rodale Institute moves Organic Field Day online

Week-long event to feature in-field presentations, Q&A sessions with experts from the Rodale Institute and other organizations.

The Rodale Institute's annual Organic Field Day will be a week-long, on-demand, online event from July 13 to July 17 this year.

Fifteen recently recorded, in-field video presentations will be available upon registration. Each video is 15-20 minutes long. Live, interactive Q&A sessions with the presenters will be scheduled throughout the week.

Online attendance costs $25. Registration is available on Rodale's website.

The 15 presentations cover healthy soil, organic fruit, pollinators and more:

  • Intro to the principles of regenerative organic agriculture—Jeff Moyer, CEO, and Elizabeth Whitlow, executive director of the Regenerative Organic Alliance.
  • Cover crops and organic no-till—Andrew Smith, chief scientist and Yichao Rui, soil scientist at Rodale.
  • Soil health and water quality—JinJun Kan, associate research scientist at Stroud Water Research Center.
  • Organic apple orchards—Don Jantzi, field operations foreman at Rodale.
  • Pastured hog production—Sara Major, animal husbandry coordinator at Rodale.
  • Pollinator habitats—John Long, greenhouse/landscape specialist, and Ian Frederick, field technician at Rodale.

For more information, contact Maria Pop, director of education, at Maria.Pop@RodaleInstitute.org or 610-683-1481.

 

Source: Rodale Institute

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