Rodale Institute Field Day

Please join Rodale Institute researchers and guest speakers from USDA Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS) and the Global Emissions Exchange (GEX) for a day of presentations, workshops and field tours.

Cashing in on Soil Health
Field Day

Friday, July 17, 2009
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Hosted by Rodale Institute
611 Siegfriedale Road
Kutztown, PA  19530

  • Explore dynamic soil health concepts and practices.
  • Learn about new research findings that will help farmers and other agriculture professionals understand the connection between good farm management and current opportunities in the carbon credit markets.
  • Discover practical resources on how to start building soil health to increase the carbon storing capacity of the soil.

Speakers will include:

Tim LaSalle, PhD CEO, Rodale Institute
John Chibirka USDA NRCS Resource Soil Scientist for Pennsylvania
Thomas O’Donnell, PG, PhD Chief Environmental Officer, Global Emissions Exchange
Paul Hepperly, PhD Senior Scientist, Rodale Institute
Jeff Moyer Farm Director, Rodale Institute
Rita Seidel Project Manager, Rodale Institute
Christine Ziegler-Ulsh Researcher and technical writer, Rodale Institute

Admission fee is $15.00 and includes an organic brown bag lunch.

Click here to register online or call 610-683-1409 to register by phone.

For more information, please contact Maria Pop, Outreach and Education Manager at 610-683-1481 or

This event is sponsored in part by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s PA Energy Development Authority (PEDA) and by the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program

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