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Acres U.S.A., The Voice of Eco-Agriculture, February 2022 | Issue #608 Copyright 2022, 68 pages 

FEATURES 

Values Before Vision 
BY PAUL DORRANCE
Starting a farm business isn't easy. That's why only those with a strategic plan and a strong sense of purpose will succeed. 

Tech Bubble
BY TRACY FRISCH
Massachusetts farmer uses technology and high tunnels for year-around agriculture. 

What's the Frequency? 
BY PHIL WHEELER 
Why the field of radionics deserves respect within farming. 

Standard Bearers
BY HARRIET BEHAR
NOSB looks to settle debates over organic certification standards. 

Super Friends 
BY ANNELIESE ABBOTT
Friends of the Land group play unique role within organic farming movement in America.

DEPARTMENTS

VIEW FROM THE COUNTRY
Monthly musings from Acres U.S.A.’s editor.

Opinion: Supply Chain Snarl 
BY JUDITH MCGEARY
Oligopoly a driver of inequity. 

ECO-UPDATE
News in brief from around the world on developments in food and farming.

TRANSITIONING: Soil impact
BY DR. GLADIS ZINATI 
A study looks at vegetable growing system's impact on soil health. 

INTERVIEW: Beth Hoffman 
In interview with longtime food and ag journalist from California, who moved to Iowa to farm full-time. 

MARKETPLACE

CLASSIFIEDS

ECO-MEETINGS
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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