Soil Health

University of Rhode Island students win soil-judging contest held at Rodale Institute

Rodale Institute, Kutztown, Pa., was the site for the 2021 Northeast Regional Soil Judging Contest on Friday, October 15, 2021, hosted by the Delawar... more »

Rodale Institute’s Kutztown farm hosts 2021 Northeast Regional Soil Judging Contest

The Rodale Institute's Kutztown, Pennsylvania site for the 2021 Northeast Regional Soil Judging Contest on Friday, October 15, 2021, hosted by the ... more »

$3M given for research into cover crops for organic

A Cornell-led national network of scientists and farmers is developing new varieties of cover crops that are better adapted to local regions and stres... more »

‘Pent-up demand’ for in-person networking fuels organic trade shows

Hands will soon grip in meeting, bags will soon be filled with swag and brains will bulge with visions of farming’s future. Trade show time will ... more »

OGS to educate on ‘innovative and compatible’ organic ag inputs

An examination of how organic growers can best utilize approved bio inputs in the most efficient and effective manner for their crops and bottom line ... more »

Business conference planned for worm farms

More than 50 worm farms will meet in Phoenix, Arizona at the Arizona Worm Farm at the first annual U.S. Worm Business Conference. The conference wi... more »

Experts to speak on ‘resilience through organic farming systems’ at OGS 2021

An in-depth workshop on soil health practices and strategies employed in organic production systems that can build resilience to climate shock has bee... more »

How organic vegetable farming techniques affect soil health

Soil and crop management decisions, including crop rotation, residue management, and intensity and frequency of tillage, affect soil health and soil n... more »

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