[permaculture] Rodale Institute Names Dr. Elaine Ingham as New Chief Scientist

mIEKAL aND qazingulaza at gmail.com
Mon Jan 24 18:24:57 EST 2011

Curious if anyone knows what the implications of this are, given that
she has developed a very specific form of compost science?


On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 5:22 PM, Lawrence F. London, Jr.
<venaurafarm at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> 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."
> 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
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