Acres U.S.A. News & Announcements

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Now Available: The August 2019 Magazine Theme is Soil Management

July 27, 2019
Writers in this issue include André Leu, Nick Barnard, Abbey Smith, Rocky Womack, Paul Dorrance and more!
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Announcing Tractor Time Episode 32: Authors Bob Quinn & Liz Carlisle

July 27, 2019
In the 32nd episode of Tractor Time, host and Acres U.S.A. editor Ben Trollinger is joined by Bob Quinn and Liz Carlisle, co-authors of Grain by Grain: A Quest to Revive Ancient Wheat, Rural Jobs, and Healthy Food.
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Book of the Week: Preventing Deer Damage

July 23, 2019
Read an excerpt from Chapter 8 of "Preventing Deer Damage" by Robert G. Juhre. This excerpt offers several home remedies that could be used as deer repellents. This book is full of practical information from a true innovator with a personal knowledge of deer country.
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Book of the Week: The Farm as Ecosystem

July 16, 2019
Read an excerpt from Chapter 6 of Jerry Brunetti's foundational book, The Farm as Ecosystem. This book brings together a wealth of education and uncanny observations in this probing volume on the interconnected dynamics of the farm — geology, biology, and diversity of life.
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Book of the Week: In the Shadow of Green Man

July 09, 2019
“What we stand for is a system that empowers anyone to feed themselves and earn a living, for a system that regenerates the earth rather than robbing it. To build that sort of system we can’t compromise productivity and some of the efficiencies we have achieved over the last four decades, as long as they do not violate the principles of our regenerative design."
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Book of the Week: Hands-On Agronomy

July 03, 2019
Read an excerpt from Chapter 14 of the book Hands-On Agronomy by Neal Kinsey and Charles Walters. The excerpt in this incredibly educational book discusses plant tissue analysis and fertility.
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Author Interview: Cathy R. Payne – Saving the Guinea Hogs

June 27, 2019
An author interview with Cathy R. Payne, about her book Saving the Guinea Hogs, a definitive history of the American heritage breed. She discusses her inspiration, the process of her research and investigations, and more.
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Book of the Week: Saving the Guinea Hogs: The Recovery of the American Homestead Breed

June 25, 2019
Read an excerpt from one of the newest books on the Acres U.S.A. shelves – "Saving the Guinea Hogs" by Cathy Payne. In this book, Cathy Payne offers a definitive rundown of the American classic heritage breed of guinea hogs – and how she learned more about them.
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Book of the Week: Albrecht on Soil Balancing, Vol. VII

June 18, 2019
In this Book of the Week excerpt, William A. Albrecht describes how potassium in the soil also increases nitrogen in sweet clover crops. Learn more about soil balancing, William A. Albrecht, and the latest deals on his books!