The New American Farmer: Profiles of Agricultural Innovation

This collection of in-depth interviews with farmers and ranchers describes sustainable farm operations around the country. In addition to detailing successful farming practices, the features in "The New American Farmer" detail the effects of those practices on farm profitability, quality of life, rural communities and the environment. By publicizing their stories, SARE demonstrates that sustainable farms and ranches are viable throughout American agriculture.

John Ikerd
Washington, DC: USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education
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January 1, 2001
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