The Rodale Institute's annual field day is scheduled for this July
20, in Kutztown, Pennsylvania!
Reducing the Environmental and Economic Costs of Farming Field Day
Friday July 20, 2007
8 :30 AM to 5:00PM
The Rodale Institute Experimental Farm, Kutztown, PA
This year, the event will focus mainly on mechanical cover crop
management for organic no-till, addressing the many benefits of
this management system and the challenges encountered by farmers
and researchers around the country.
Topics to be included will feature results from the first three
years of a large-scale research project on no-till systems focused
on building and testing a second generation of no-till rollers under
various field conditions, in diverse geographic areas and with different
crops/cover crop combinations. (Full
The Field Day will bring together farmers and researchers from
Pennsylvania, Maryland and California to share with participants
their own experiences producing crops using no-till techniques.
As always, the event will feature equipment demonstrations and a
wagon tour of the Rodale Institute Experimental Farm.
There is no registration fee for this event. A brown bag lunch
will be provided for $15.00/person, pre-paid at least 48 hours prior
to the event. Click
here to register online. Or, call 610-683-6009 to register by
phone. For driving directions to this event, click
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