March 2022 Issue

Acres U.S.A.

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Acres U.S.A., The Voice of Eco-Agriculture, March 2022 | Issue #609 Copyright 2022, 68 pages 

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FEATURES 

Stifling Disease
BY NATHAN HARMAN
Even Phytophthora can be stifled through microbiology and mineral nutrition. 

The Disease Triangle
BY JOHN KEMPF
More should be considered when attempting to control plant pathogens. 

Weed Control
BY STEVE DIVER
Weeds can be controlled, but they can also benefit growers. 

Rye Revival
BY GARY ZIMMER, ET AL.
Planting millions of acres of rye can be a response to the climate crisis.

Beat These Beets
BY JAMES PORTERFIELD
Soil remineralization doesn't just protect crops -- it also safeguards human health.

Homegrown Energy?
BY ANNELIESE ABBOTT
Exploring the historical reasons why 40 percent of American corn becomes ethanol. 

DEPARTMENTS

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

Opinion: The Gateway Concept
BY RYAN SLABAUGH
Why the term "crop protection" is opening doors for our industry to bring soil health to the mainstream. 

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

TRANSITIONINGWhat is Regenerative Organic Certification?
BY EMILY GANTZ
A new certification to try and maintain the integrity of regenerative agriculture. 

INTERVIEW: Dr. Erin Silva
Helping farmers develop techniques to grow grain organically without tillage. 

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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