Home » The December 2020 Issue is Now Available The December 2020 Issue is Now Available November 27, 2020 November 27, 2020 The latest issue of Acres U.S.A. magazine, #594 in our series, is now available for free for subscribers and in our bookstore for $6.00. Physical Issue | Digital Copy Articles in the December 2020 issue include: The Red Shirts Are FarmingBY TRACY FRISCHMassachusetts farm perfects no-till regenerative system with innovation and small-scale equipment. Freedom FarmingBY ELIZABETH ABBOTTMichigan farmer went from eating a Cheetos diet to seeing food as medicine. Avoiding Hot HempBY NOEL GARCIA, JOE PEDROZA & LARRY ZIBILSKEWhen growing industrial hemp, avoiding high THC levels is all dependent on managing plant stress. Seedlings to CigarsBY DARCY AND DALE CAHILLConnecticut tobacco growers follow a painstaking process that is steeped in tradition. Canadian ClimateBY KATHY BIRTCanadian farmer faces wild weather in rural part of Prince Edward Island. The Poison SquadBY ANNELIESE ABBOTTBefore the Pure Food Act, the government had little oversight over what processors were putting in the food supply. One man changed that. Interview: Finian MakepeaceKiss the Ground is a full-length, star-studded documentary focused on regenerative agriculture. Finian Makepeace, co-founder of Kiss the Ground, the non-profit behind the film, believes farmers can transform the planet’s degraded dirt into soil, and in the process sequester carbon. Nicole Masters InterviewINTERVIEW BY BEN TROLLINGERIn a bonus Acres U.S.A. interview, agroecologist Nicole Masters talks about the untapped potential hidden in the soil. CONSULTANT’S CORNER: Midwest TransitionBY CARL ROSSIERRodale Institute aims to help America’s breadbasket move to organic ag. Soil EcologyBY JON FRANKTrue fertility is about fostering aseries of biological exchanges. MINDING YOUR BUSINESS: Price Is Right?BY PAUL DORRANCEBe honest about the true cost of farming when pricing product.