Swift Communications announces purchase of Acres USA

Swift Communications will acquire Acres USA, an agricultural publisher and events company based in Austin, TX. The announcement was made to local staff this week. The purchase is slated to be finalized on Sep. 1, 2016.

Acres USA is North America’s oldest, largest magazine covering commercial-scale organic and sustainable farming -- crops, soils, livestock, tillage, alternative crops, marketing and more. In-depth interviews, feature stories and columns from the brightest minds worldwide in ecological agriculture. They’ve published well over 100 books on ecological farming and host educational events and conferences for their enthusiast audiences. More information about Acres USA. can be found on their website: www.acresusa.com

“We are thrilled to welcome Acres USA to Swift,” said Bill Waters, chief executive officer of Swift Communications in a press release. “Acres USA, through world-class conferences, book publishing and a monthly magazine bring together the best among the thought leaders and practitioners in sustainable/organic farming from across the country and the world”

Acres USA will join Swift’s growing agriculture division alongside titles like The Fence Post and Backyard Poultry.


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