first issue, 1970.
U.S.A. is the only national magazine that offers a comprehensive
guide to sustainable agriculture. Drawing on knowledge accumulated
in more than 35 years of continuous publication, we bring our readers
the latest techniques for growing bountiful, nutritious crops and
healthy, vibrant livestock. A glance at any issue is enough to see
why sustainable farming -- we call it eco-agriculture because it's
both ecological and economical -- represents the real revolution
in scientific food cultivation.
IDEAS, ISSUES & ADVICE
Based on the work of scientists and
farmers whose sophisticated approach to agriculture reveals chemical
farming as obsolete and misguided, Acres U.S.A. shows its
readers how to embrace the science of nature. Rather than batter
nature into submission with bizarre chemistry that short-circuits
natural processes, sustainable farmers feed the soil and bring it
into balance. They gently coax nature into yielding her bounty,
and they are rewarded with superior crops and lower input costs.
Acres U.S.A. has helped thousands of farmers feed the nation's
growing appetite for clean, delicious food and make a profit while
they're at it. Farmers who practice eco-agriculture don't need enormous
bank loans to float the cost of expensive chemical inputs and excessively
Our readers rely on the information
they find in Acres U.S.A. Most of every issue is written
by people who practice what they preach -- farmers, consultants,
vets and researchers with years of experience in the science of
sustainable farming. A typical article doesn't spend a lot of time
on theory. Instead you will find practical, hands-on information
you can immediately put to work on your farm or garden.
Acres U.S.A. was founded on the
belief that the world did not begin in 1948, when the research and
development bonanza of World War II combined with a flood of special
interest money to create a new kind of agriculture, based on petrochemical
inputs. Nor did the world of scientific farming, attuned to nature,
stop dead in its tracks. In fact, much of the best work in sustainable
technology was just beginning. Readers of Acres U.S.A. reap
the harvest of courageous innovators who sidestepped the Ag Establishment
As a regular reader you'll find out about
Soil fertility management
Insect control methods
Alternative crop marketing
that affect you
and many other topics
that will spell success for your enterprise, in feature articles that
are written and edited to satisfy beginners and old hands alike.
WHAT WE OFFER
Acres U.S.A. is published each month. Every month the amount
of space devoted to story content far exceeds our advertising lineage.
Substance comes first at Acres U.S.A. Most other magazines
base their content space on the number of ads they sell each issue.
Since we are not a slick, full-color magazine, our lower overhead
cost means that real farm suppliers -- not the wealthy ag conglomerates
-- can afford to advertise with us.
Subscribe today and you'll receive our next issue. You can use the
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More times than we can count, farmers have told us that just one
idea from Acres U.S.A. saved them thousands of dollars. We
think you'll agree with them that Acres U.S.A. is the only
farm publication you need -- and the one you won't want to do without.
What is Eco-Agriculture?
The Acres U.S.A. Philosophy