Acres U.S.A. News & Announcements
Celebrating International Day for Biological Diversity
May 22, 2020
The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) and this year, the theme is “Our solutions are in nature” to emphasize the importance of working together at all levels to build a future of life in harmony with nature. Restorative agriculture must play a piece in this future.
Here's our top picks for Heritage Breed Week!
May 21, 2020
This week, the world celebrates Heritage Breed Week! Livestock are a fundamental part of many farming operations and they have a huge role in agricultural history worldwide. Heritage breed livestock are a staple on many farms, and now it's time to honor them, their contributions and history.
5 Books to Help Support Bees
May 20, 2020
From the bumblebee to the classic honeybee, these little pollinators play a huge role in daily life. Without the bee, we would not have the abundance of wildflowers, nuts, vegetables, and fruits that we are blessed with. In honor of World Bee Day, let's take a second to appreciate our pollinator allies and what they do for mankind. Want to learn more about how you can help care for and protect these amazing little creatures? Check out our list of books on bees of all shapes and sizes!
Book of the Week: Grass, the Forgiveness of Nature
May 19, 2020
Learn about the carbon decay process and how specific environments affect it in this excerpt from one of Charles Walters's classics!
Our Picks for International Plant a Vegetable Garden Day
May 19, 2020
Each year on May 19th, the world celebrates Plant a Vegetable Garden Day, a day to highlight the value of vegetable gardening on all scales! To help get you started off right this year, we've put together a list of some of our best vegetable gardening resource books.
Join Our Free Hemp Webinar Tomorrow (May 19)!
May 18, 2020
Don't miss the Acres U.S.A. Hemp Farm Accelerator webinar, taking place Tuesday, May 19, at 11 a.m. MDT (US). Learn valuable hemp production tips from farmers, soil experts and consultants who have spent years studying and working with hemp. Save your spot at the webinar today!
An Interview with Author Cathy R. Payne for International Heritage Breeds Week
May 18, 2020
Author Cathy R. Payne talks about International Heritage Breed Week, why it's important to farmers and consumers alike, and tells us a little more about the subject of her book – the humble guinea hog.
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