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.
Articles in the December 2020 issue include:
The Red Shirts Are Farming
BY TRACY FRISCH
Massachusetts farm perfects no-till regenerative system with innovation and small-scale equipment.
BY ELIZABETH ABBOTT
Michigan farmer went from eating a Cheetos diet to seeing food as medicine.
Avoiding Hot Hemp
BY NOEL GARCIA, JOE PEDROZA & LARRY ZIBILSKE
When growing industrial hemp, avoiding high THC levels is all dependent on managing plant stress.
Seedlings to Cigars
BY DARCY AND DALE CAHILL
Connecticut tobacco growers follow a painstaking process that is steeped in tradition.
BY KATHY BIRT
Canadian farmer faces wild weather in rural part of Prince Edward Island.
The Poison Squad
BY ANNELIESE ABBOTT
Before the Pure Food Act, the government had little oversight over what processors were putting in the food supply. One man changed that.
Interview: Finian Makepeace
Kiss 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 Interview
INTERVIEW BY BEN TROLLINGER
In a bonus Acres U.S.A. interview, agroecologist Nicole Masters talks about the untapped potential hidden in the soil.
CONSULTANT’S CORNER: Midwest Transition
BY CARL ROSSIER
Rodale Institute aims to help America’s breadbasket move to organic ag.
BY JON FRANK
True fertility is about fostering aseries of biological exchanges.
MINDING YOUR BUSINESS: Price Is Right?
BY PAUL DORRANCE
Be honest about the true cost of farming when pricing product.