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Join us at the 2011 Acres, USA Conference!

Coming up at the beginning of December is the annual Acres, USA conference, and Harvey Ussery, author of the groundbreaking new book The Small-Scale Poultry Flock: An All-Natural Approach to Raising Chickens and Other Fowl for Home and Market Growers, will be speaking! Join us December 6-10 in Columbus, Ohio.

From the Acres website:

The annual Acres U.S.A. conference sets the standards for innovation and learning. It is where you find farmers and consultants from every side of eco-farming who come together to share their experience and expertise. Attend the non-stop event, learn the latest in cutting-edge technology and methods, and return home ready to make your farming operation the best it can be.

Here are some of the events you can look forward to . . . Pre-Conference Study Optional, intensive courses by eco-farming’s top consultants, practitioners and thinkers . . . details to be announced soon. Seminars & Workshops Hear presentations by some of the world’s leading authorities and practitioners of ecological agriculture. Successful large-scale farmers, leading consultants, and cutting-edge scientists . . . Eco-Consultants’ Hall Special rooms are dedicated to eco-consultants and staffed throughout the day by some of the leading advisors in eco-agriculture. Be prepared by bringing your soil audits, yield data, herd health records, etc. Trade Show The exhibitors at the Acres U.S.A. Conference are some of the top innovators in agriculture. Find out more and register here.

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