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Tractor Time podcast comes from the producers of Acres U.S.A. and features interviews from top experts in the fields of eco-farming, regenerative agriculture, holistic herd management, health, soil and more.

Andre Leu

Tractor Time Podcast Episode 8: André Leu, Author of The Myths of Safe Pesticides

In the Acres U.S.A. world, André Leu is becoming much more than a household name. Leu, who has written for our magazine for years, published The Myths of Safe Pesticides in 2014. He has spoken on the dangers of pesticides for years and several times at our Acres U.S.A. Eco-Ag Conference and Trade Show, and will […]

John Slack.

Tractor Time Podcast Episode 7: John Slack and Soils from a Geological Perspective

John Slack is a fourth-generation miner who worked throughout northern Canada in the search of economic mineral deposits from 1979 through 1992. This entailed extensive stream sediment, soil geochemistry, geological mapping, compilations, mine development and mine management.

Joel Salatin

Tractor Time Podcast Episode 6: Joel Salatin, the Most Famous Farmer in the World

Joel Salatin is known around most agricultural circles as the most famous farmer in the world and is the purveyor and owner of Polyface Farms in Swoope, Virginia. He calls himself a Christian libertarian environmentalist capitalist lunatic farmer, which is a mouthful, both in words and in meaning.

Jerry Brunetti.

Tractor Time Podcast 5: Jerry Brunetti on ‘Soil as a SuperOrganism’

On this week’s podcast,we thought it’d be good to turn back the clock to a talk from 2009 at our Eco-Ag conference. Jerry Brunetti, rest in peace, was a fearless advocate for soil management and gave a presentation then called “Soil as a SuperOrganism.” In other words, a super computer built to process everything efficiently […]

Susan Sink

Tractor Time Podcast 4: Susan Sink and the American Farmland Trust

Susan Sink with the American Farmland Trust is a farmer who has diversified her cattle farm in hopes of finding a way to keep her farm going in a very challenging environment for cattle farmers, and works every day to advocate for the future of farming and family farms.

Charles Walters in his Acres U.S.A. office.

Tractor Time Podcast Episode 3: Charles Walters and ‘A Return to Intellectualism’

Charles Walters spoke with the help of Lee Fryer, and a few farmers in the audience. He will tell you that even today, the effort to, as he put it, “to liberate the organic farmers,” goes on. With truth on our side. That the challenge now is to return the burden of proof to the […]