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World-renowned soil biology expert to join Rodale Institute
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2011, 08:29:34 AM »
January 24, 2011 10:42 AM Eastern Time
Rodale Institute Names Dr. Elaine Ingham as New Chief Scientist

World-renowned soil biology expert to join Rodale Institute

KUTZTOWN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Rodale Institute, a non-profit dedicated to pioneering organic farming through research and outreach, today announced the appointment of Dr. Elaine Ingham as Chief Scientist.
Dr. Ingham has led Soil Foodweb, Inc. as president and director of research since 1996, helping farmers all over the world to grow more resilient crops by understanding and improving their soil. She is also an affiliate professor at Maharishi University of Management in Iowa and has served in academia for two decades.

"We are very excited to have her join our team."

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In her new role as Chief Scientist, Dr. Ingham will take the lead on all Rodale Institute research projects; act as the scientific voice for the Institute as she travels worldwide; and help create a vision for the future of food and farming.

"Dr. Ingham is a true, card-carrying Soil Biologist—a rare entity. As one of the foremost authorities on practical soil biology management, she is uniquely qualified to pioneer new frontiers of organic research with the Rodale Institute," says Executive Director Mark Smallwood. "We are very excited to have her join our team."

Since it's founding in 1947 by J.I. Rodale, the Rodale Institute has been committed to groundbreaking research in organic agriculture, advocating for policies that support farmers, and educating people about how organic is the safest, healthiest option for people and the planet.

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20110124006098/en/Rodale-Institute-Names-Dr.-Elaine-Ingham-Chief