Rodale Institute Moving Field Day Online

Image courtesy of Rodale Institute.

Kutztown, PA—Rodale Institute will hold its Annual Organic Field Day virtually in 2020, according to a press release.

The event will take place July 13-17. It will offer more than 15 pre-recorded, in-field video presentations ranging from 15-20 minutes long for registrants to access at their convenience, and live Q&A sessions scheduled at various times throughout the week.

Presentations include topics such as:

  • The principles of regenerative organic agriculture
  • Organic no-till & cover crops
  • Organic apple orchards
  • Treatment-free beekeeping
  • Rodale Institute research trials such as the Farming Systems Trial and Vegetable Systems Trial
  • Industrial hemp
  • Pollinator habitats
  • Composting
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Previous years have seen turnouts of more than 400 visitors to the Rodale farm; this year, thanks to its virtual nature, the event is open to everyone across the globe. That said, the press release notes that the Kutztown, PA headquarters is once again open to the public, and guests are encouraged to take a self-guided walking/audio tour of the property to supplement the week’s education.

“While we love each year to welcome our organic community to the farm in Kutztown, we are excited about the opportunity to make our research available to an audience across the globe in 2020,” said Jeff Moyer, Rodale Institute CEO, in the press release. “Rodale Institute is committed to upholding the standards of education and research that we have provided to the agriculture community for over 70 years, and this new virtual format allows us to build on that commitment in new and innovative ways.”

Registration costs $25. For more information or to register, go here.