February 2021 Issue PDF
Acres U.S.A., The Voice of Eco-Agriculture, February 2021 | Issue #596 Copyright 2021, 68 pages
BY BEN HARTMAN
A farm in Goshen, Indiana takes best practice ideas from Toyota.
BY ABBEY SMITH
Holistic Financial Planning redefines how farms do finance.
A Lazor Focus
BY TRACY FRISCH
Organic community remembers Jack Lazor, a beloved farming figure.
BY BEN TROLLINGER
Acres U.S.A. conference lives on online with focus on soil biology.
BY ANNELIESE ABBOTT
George Washington Carver pioneered organic practices.
VIEW FROM THE COUNTRY
Monthly musings from Acres U.S.A.’s editor.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Readers share their thoughts on past articles and words of encouragement.
OPINION: Better Together
BY MARTY TRAVIS
By pooling collective resources, farmers can wield tremendous marketplace power.
TRANSITIONING: Georgia Satellite
BY KRISTIE WENDELBERGER
Rodale Institute helps farmers transition down south.
We talk with Rodale Institute CEO Jeff Moyer about cover crops, roller-crimpers, soil health and his new book.
FROM THE VAULT
A 2001 interview with organic pioneers Klaas Martens and Mary-Howell Martens.
News in brief from around the world on developments in food and farming.
REVIEWS & RECOMMENDATIONS
From in-depth book reviews to innovative websites and beyond, here’s what’s on our radar.
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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