April 2021 Issue: 50th Anniversary Collectable
Acres U.S.A., The Voice of Eco-Agriculture, April 2021 | Issue #598 Copyright 2021, 68 pages
BY SPENCER SMITH
Defining terms for future of food.
BY GARY F. ZIMMER
A guide to pivoting to organic.
The Breath of Life
BY NICOLE MASTERS
Creating vitality in your soil.
Make a Plan
BY MEG GRESKI
Tips for regenerative ag business.
The Dirt on Pay
BY ALLIE HYMAS
Working towards sustainable wages.
Justus von Liebig
BY ANNELIESE ABBOTT
The misunderstood father of fertilizer.
VIEW FROM THE COUNTRY
Monthly musings from Acres U.S.A.’s editor.
OPINION: Soil Away
BY BOB WILT
We've depleted one of our most precious resources. The answer is not more fertilizer and pesticides.
News in brief from around the world on developments in food and farming.
TRANSITIONING: Landowner Leverage
BY EMILY NEWMAN
Making an asset work for organic.
INTERVIEW: Vandana Shiva
We talk with author and activist Vandana Shiva about the India farmer protests and her new book, Oneness vs the 1%: Shattering Illusions, Seeding Freedom.
FROM THE VAULT: Wendell Berry
A 2002 interview with the author of many acclaimed books, including The Unsettling of America: Culture & Agriculture.
We let you know when and where exciting eco-farming events are happening.
MEET AN ECO-FARMER
Get to know fellow innovative farmers putting ecologically correct production principles to work, resulting in profitable, sustainable operations.
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