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Acres U.S.A., North America's monthly magazine of eco-farming, is packed with practical information. But our editors can't fit it all in each month, so some of the richness ends up here.

Tractor Time Podcast Episode 8: André Leu, Author of The Myth of Safe Pesticides

In the Acres USA world, André Leu is becoming much more than a household name. Leu, who has written for our magazine for years, published The Myth of Safe Pesticides in 2014. He has spoken on the dangers of pesticides for years and several times at our Acres U.S.A. Eco-Ag Conference and Trade Show, and will […]

Acres U.S.A., the monthly magazine of eco-farming, is packed with practical information. But our editors can't fit it all in each month, so some of the richness ends up here. Check out this post, Tractor Time Podcast Episode 8: André Leu, Author of The Myth of Safe Pesticides, in its entirety and many others in Eco-Farming Daily.

Drought Planning: Grassland Preservation

Drought planning and preparation should be a priority for most ranching operations, as ranches are likely to be located in areas of natural grassland and one of the formative factors for grasslands is erratic mois­ture availability. Drought is not just dry weather; drought occurs when there is a significant reduction in normal pre­cipitation. A desert […]

Acres U.S.A., the monthly magazine of eco-farming, is packed with practical information. But our editors can't fit it all in each month, so some of the richness ends up here. Check out this post, Drought Planning: Grassland Preservation, in its entirety and many others in Eco-Farming Daily.

Interview: Author Judith Schwartz Examines Water Management

Modern Water Wisdom Interviewed by Tracy Frisch When writer Judith Schwartz learned that soil carbon is a buffer for climate change, her focus as a journalist took a major turn. She was covering the Slow Money National Gathering in 2010 when Gardener’s Supply founder Will Raap stated that over time more CO2 has gone into […]

Acres U.S.A., the monthly magazine of eco-farming, is packed with practical information. But our editors can't fit it all in each month, so some of the richness ends up here. Check out this post, Interview: Author Judith Schwartz Examines Water Management, in its entirety and many others in Eco-Farming Daily.

Livestock Grazing: The Organic Farmer’s Dilemma

Cattle need minerals, in adequate amounts and in a balance, just as the soil does. If minerals are in short supply in the feeds (dairy nutrition starts in the soil), you will certainly need to add supplements to the diet.

Acres U.S.A., the monthly magazine of eco-farming, is packed with practical information. But our editors can't fit it all in each month, so some of the richness ends up here. Check out this post, Livestock Grazing: The Organic Farmer’s Dilemma, in its entirety and many others in Eco-Farming Daily.

Soil Organic Matter: Tips for Responsible Nitrogen Management

The process of turning nitrogen in the air into plant-available forms occurs naturally in healthy soil systems through a multitude of microorganisms.

Acres U.S.A., the monthly magazine of eco-farming, is packed with practical information. But our editors can't fit it all in each month, so some of the richness ends up here. Check out this post, Soil Organic Matter: Tips for Responsible Nitrogen Management, in its entirety and many others in Eco-Farming Daily.

High-Quality, High-Yielding Crops: Measure to Manage

High-quality, high-yielding crops are the goal for most farmers. But where do you begin? Some even insist that to have both is simply impossible to accomplish. For those who think that way, it will likely always be true. But for those who are looking for ways to improve and believe there is still room to […]

Acres U.S.A., the monthly magazine of eco-farming, is packed with practical information. But our editors can't fit it all in each month, so some of the richness ends up here. Check out this post, High-Quality, High-Yielding Crops: Measure to Manage, in its entirety and many others in Eco-Farming Daily.