October 10 event in Berks County, PA brings environmentalists and farmers together to fight global warming
Kutztown, PA - More than two decades of data from one of the world’s longest-running research trials proves definitively that organic farming counters global warming. The Rodale Institute® will unveil the results of its groundbreaking Farming Systems Trial® Friday, October 10 at its 333-acre farm in Kutztown, Pennsylvania.
The research presents new findings important for both the environment and the agricultural industry. The event will also showcase a cooperative initiative between The Rodale Institute and Pennsylvania’s Departments of Agriculture and Environmental Protection to further study the applications of these results.
||Speakers will be The Rodale Institute’s Chairman Anthony Rodale, Secretary Dennis Wolff, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture; and Secretary Kathleen McGinty, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.|
||The Rodale Institute will release the findings from its 23-year Farming Systems Trial. The data proves organic agriculture fights global warming and offers other environmental, agricultural and economic benefits.|
||Friday, Oct. 10, 2003|
10 a.m. to 11 a.m.: Press conference
11:00 a.m. to noon: Farm tour
Noon: Luncheon buffet
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Public open house
||The Rodale Institute - Northern Berks County 611 Siegfriedale Road, Kutztown, Pennsylvania.|
Directions: See map at www.rodaleinstitute.org/about/where_set.html or call (610) 683-1400.
Advance Information: Please call Ann Meyers or Michael Straus (see contacts) for any additional background information, and to confirm your attendance at the event.