January 2021 Issue PDF
Acres U.S.A., The Voice of Eco-Agriculture, January 2021 | Issue #595 Copyright 2021, 68 pages
High Seed Standards
BY DALE & DARCY CAHILL
High Mowing Organic Seeds is still innovating and raising the bar.
The GMO Resistance
BY JILL HENDERSON
Organic breeders develop seed to withstand GMO contamination.
BY LAUREN KRIZANSKY
Potato growers go to great lengths to keep seed pristine.
Farmers Under Fire
BY ALLIE HYMAS
Oregon's farmers fight to survive wildfire season.
BY ANNELIESE ABBOTT
Help us tell the story of ecological and organic agriculture.
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.
News in brief from around the world on developments in eco-farming technology, food and farming, human health and vital environmental issues.
OPINION: GMO Blues
BY KEN ROSEBORO
Once the answer to food insecurity, GMO seeds are now on the retreat.
TRANSITIONING: Rocking the Roller
BY JEFF MOYER
How the roller/crimper works in an organic no-till grain system.
We talk with farmer and author Doug Fine about the future of hemp and playing Gregor Mendel in the field.
FROM THE VAULT
A 1979 interview with ag pioneer Dr. Carey Reams.
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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