Rodale Institute & Acres U.S.A. Field Day and Intensive

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New Date! Organic No-Till Intensive, September 21-22

Learn in a focused, small-group environment from Jeff Moyer, author of the Organic No-Till Farming and CEO of Rodale Institute, and his team of researchers and farmers on the beautiful Rodale Institute farm in Kutztown, Pennsylvania. Learn more about your instructors here.

Attendees will learn an organic farming system that limits tillage, reduces labor, and improves soil structure. With both classroom and in-the-field instruction, this intensive offers a look at the latest tools based on sound biological principles, making it possible to reduce and even eliminate tillage. Field-tested over many seasons, these methods will make cover crops a source of fertility and a tool for weed management in your operation. View the full agenda here.

Designed for: Organic farmers and conventional farmers who want to refine their no-till practices.

Price: Early bird rate (until June 5) $689 early bird and Organic Farmers Association members: $689 / $739 regular registration (June 6-July 1). Register at

Meals & Lodging: Lunch will be served both days. You will need to arrange your own lodging. Find a list of suggested Lodging Options within a 10-mile radius of the Rodale Institute farm here.

Location: The field day and intensive will be held on the Rodale Institute grounds. The address is: 611 Siegfriedale Road,  Kutztown, Pennsylvania,  19530-9320  USA

Get directions from Google Maps here. For specific directions from Berks County, the Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, New Jersey & New York, Harrisburg & West, New England, or Washington D.C. & Baltimore, scroll to the bottom of this page or click here.

Virtual Organic Field Day, July 13-17 

Now, engage with the research of Rodale Institute from anywhere in the world—on your time. In 2020, Rodale Institute’s annual Organic Field Day will take place 100% online. Join us for a week of on-demand, in-field presentations from Rodale Institute staff and scientists, as well as exclusive Q&A sessions with the experts.

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More Information

For more information about the event, please contact Acres U.S.A.’s Hannah Fields, Community Relations Coordinator, at or 970-392-4475.

For more information about Rodale Institute, please contact Rodale Institute’s Maria Pop, Director of Education, at or 610-683-1481.

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