Jeff Moyer; Executive Director, Rodale Institute: Jeff Moyer is a world-renowned authority in regenerative organic agriculture. His expertise includes organic crop production systems with a focus on weed management, cover crops, crop rotations, equipment modification and use, and facilities design. Jeff is perhaps most well-known for conceptualizing and popularizing the No Till Roller Crimper for use in organic agriculture. In 2011, he wrote Organic No-Till Farming, a publication that has become a resource for farmers throughout the world.
Jeff brings a farmer’s perspective and approach to issues in organic agriculture. He is a past chair of the National Organic Standards Board, a founding board member of Pennsylvania Certified Organic, founder and past Chairman of the Board of Director of The Seed Farm (an incubator for new farmers), a Board Member of The Soil Health Institute, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Regenerative Organic Alliance (the host organization for the Regenerative Organic Certification ROC) and a Board Member of Pennsylvania Farm Link.
In September 2015, Jeff was appointed as Executive Director of Rodale Institute after spending the last four decades at the Institute, helping countless farmers make the transition from conventional, chemical-based farming to organic methods.