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Acres U.S.A., The Voice of Eco-Agriculture, May 2022 | Issue #611 Copyright 2022, 64 pages 

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FEATURES 

Bringing Trees Back 
BY ERIK HAGAN
An introduction to agroforestry systems and why they're important. 

Selling Perennially 
BY MARTY TRAVIS 
Forty perennial food crops we sell to chefs. 

Perennial Row Crops 
AN INTERVIEW WITH TESSA PETERS 
The first perennial grains are now available to farmers.  

Profitable Polycultures 
BY MARK SHEPARD
Farmers can improve overall profit by using natural ecosystems. 

Explaining Rhizophagy 
BY JAMES WHITE
Bacteria enter plants to deliver nutrients. 

No-Till Myths
BY DALE STRICKLER
No-till offers many advantages, including weed control and resistance to pests and disease. 

1,000 Farms Initiative 
BY JONATHAN LUNDGREN 
A massive research study will test the impact and power of regenerative agriculture. 

Optimum Photosynthesis  
BY JOHN KEMPF
Several elements are needed to increase photosynthesis. 

DEPARTMENTS

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

Opinion: Regenerative Transitions  
BY JOHN KEMPF AND PAUL MEYER 

ECO-UPDATE

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

TRANSITIONING: Water Conservation in the Southwest
BY SAM HILBORN

INTERVIEW: ELIZA GREENMAN
Greenman creates diverse orchards that integrate livestock into tree crops.  

BOOK REVIEWS 

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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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