The new Rodale Institute California Organic Center aims to solve challenges for farmers in the region and across the globe by conducting research in new climates and soil types, and on crops, pests, diseases and weeds that are most relevant to farmers in this important agricultural area.
Over the past five years, Charlotte’s Web has been transitioning its hemp farming from conventional to sustainable organic agriculture practices. Regenerative organic agriculture, which has been pioneered and led by Rodale Institute for more than 70 years, goes beyond simply “sustainable” by supporting the ecosystem’s natural tendency to regenerate.
Researchers at UW–Madison, Iowa State University and the Rodale Institute are embarking on a new project to assess current technologies that could be used in no-till organic systems to better help farmers control weeds while preserving soil health.
Within a brief period of time, no-tillers and other farmers within four counties in designated watersheds on Maryland's Western Shore applied for more than $350,000 of cost-sharing for seeding cover crops this fall.
Capturing sunlight and keeping living roots in the ground as long as possible is the goal of Beaver Dam, Ws., no-tiller Marty Weiss. The co-chair of the Dodge County Farmers for Healthy Soil & Healthy Water talks about strip-cropping and interseeding cover crops at a field day in the summer of 2020.
Needham Ag understands the role of technology in making better use of limited resources within a specific environment by drawing on a wealth of global experience to overcome the challenges facing today's farmers, manufacturers and dealers.