Starting in 1994, Acres U.S.A. began awarding the Eco-Ag Achievement award annually to a true pioneer in our industry. The award is presented at the Eco-Ag Conference. Here are the list of winners, along with a few audio clips of popular talks they gave during the Conference.
Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquín has been a strong leader in the movement for developing innovative poultry-centered regenerative agriculture systems around the world. He is the founder and board president of the Regenerative Agriculture Alliance, and co-founder/CEO of Tree-Range Farms. He is also a practicing regenerative farmer at Salvatierra Farms in Minnesota.
André Leu is a dedicated advocate for sustainable farming. A farmer in Australia, Leu is also the International Director of Regeneration International, an organization that promotes food, farming and land-use systems that regenerate and stabilize climate systems, the health of the planet and people.
GABE BROWN (2020), a well-respected leader in regenerative farming, stepped into the spotlight in 2020 in the film, Kiss the Ground, which featured his ranch and his pragmatic methods. He is the author of Dirt to Soil.
Dr. Paul Dettloff
DR. PAUL DETTLOFF (2019) is a veterinarian and holistic livestock expert, whose books and consulting work helped create the organic dairy industry. He is the author of Dr. Paul’s Guide to Raising Animals Organically.
JEFF MOYER (2018) is the CEO of Rodale Institute, and is a world-renowned authority in organic agriculture. Jeff brings a farmer’s perspective and approach to issues in organic agriculture, and is a past chair of the National Organic Standards Board. He is the author of Roller-Crimper in No-Till Agriculture.