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How Farming Practices Influence Water Quality and Soil Health

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Scientists from the Stroud Center and Rodale Institute share what they’re learning from the Watershed Impact Trial on the MOSES Organic Farming Podcast.

[Webinar] Research Update: Soil Health and Water Quality in the Watershed Impact Trial

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Join Rodale Institute’s Kirsten Pearsons, Ph.D., for a mid-project update on what we have learned so far in the Watershed Impact Trial.

Soil Health and Stream Health for Red and White Clay Creeks

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This project engages two farmers to implement more than 1,000 acres of cover crops, conduct trials of eight or more innovative methods to advance cover crop and no-till techniques, and…

Healthy Soils, Healthy Streams Training, and Technical Assistance

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This project will conduct trainings on soil health and stream health for nearly 6,000 farmers, conservation professionals, and others. Pennsylvania No-Till Alliance will offer technical assistance on cover crops and…

Delaware River Watershed Initiative Rodale/Stroud Water Research Center Collaboration

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This project will enable a collaboration with Rodale Institute to advance knowledge on soil health and impacts on water quality, including a comparison of (1) cropping systems using tillage, (2)…

Mitigating Agricultural Pollution of Fresh Water and Combating Climate Change by Restoring Soil Health Through Conservation and Organic Agricultural Practices

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Plowing, disking, synthetic fertilizers, and pesticides have damaged the health of agricultural soils, resulting in reduced rainfall infiltration and storage, increased stormwater and pollutant runoff, degraded streams, and contaminated groundwater.…

Impact of Management of Practices on Winter Squash Yield and Post-Harvest Nutrient Density

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By examining the bacteria, Archaea, and fungi living in soils, this project will provide insights on how farming practices and land management affect the microbes that make soils healthy. This…

Evaluating How Conventional, Conservation, and Organic Farming Management Practices Enhance Soil Health and Improve Water Quality

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This project investigates how different agricultural management practices influence water quality and soil health. Using Rodale Institute’s 37-year-old Farming Systems Trial and a recent transition to organic farming at the…

Restoring and Protecting Water Quality and Mitigating Flooding in Rural Landscapes

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Executive Director Dave Arscott, Ph.D., shared how Stroud Water Research Center is working to mitigate threats to water quality.

A corn field interseeded with a crimson clover and ryegrass cover crop.

Cover Crop Coaching Webinar Recordings Available

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Watch recordings of this unique webinar series about how to work with your farmers for cover crop success.