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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of January 25, 2015

Background information for “The COOL Facts” Farm and Food File column for the week of January, 25, 2015 January 13, 2015 Report: Preliminary Estimates of the Impacts of U.S. Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) on Cattle Trade by C. Robert Taylor  

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of January 11, 2015

Background information for “Welcome Back, Foodie” Farm and Food File column for the week of January 11, 2015 Food Prices and Spending, as detailed by USDA U.S. Organic Sales, from TIME Harvard Sugar Study Fat and Sugar as Percentage of U.S. Diet, from Grist

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of January 4, 2015

Background information for “Dirty Year” Farm and Food File column for the week of January 4, 2015 UN’s FAO portal for 2015 International Year of Soils FAO’s global soils map 2001 NRCS research paper on global soil degradation Agri-Pulse on 2015 Year of Soils The lowdown on dirt from Food Tank

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University of Illinois Press Blog: Howard’s Best Christmas Ever

In this video clip from the University of Illinois Press, Alan shares his fond memories of Howard the Dairyman’s Best Christmas Ever. Alan wrote the column “Howard’s Priceless Gift of Simple Giving” more than 20 years ago; its incredible reader response came as a great surprise and later inspired the forthcoming book The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey. The column is now […]

Source: Christmas in the Land of Milk and Uncle Honey

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Radio Interview with Ag Today in Central Ohio

The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) works to promote sustainable, local, and organic agriculture that builds strong rural communities, safe and healthy food systems, and preserves Ohio’s natural environment. Alan will give the keynote address at OEFFA’s 36th annual conference on February 14, 2015. In this radio interview, Alan discusses the upcoming conference, […]

Source: December 22, 2014 interview with Alan Guebert and Lauren Ketchum

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of December 14, 2014

Background information for “Insuring Elephants” Farm and Food File column for the week of December 14, 2014 GAO report on reducing federal crop insurance premiums GAO report on climate change and the need to better manage federal crop insurance Land Stewardship Project White papers published by the Land Stewardship Project: http://landstewardshipproject.org/repository/1/1390/white_paper_1.pdf?cms34sid=a7cd9a05232a242de55f6badbcbd63c1 http://landstewardshipproject.org/repository/1/1400/white_paper_2.pdf http://landstewardshipproject.org/repository/1/1410/white_paper_3.pdf

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of December 7, 2014

Background information for “Groundhog Day, Again and Again” Farm and Food File column for the week of December 7, 2014 Congress’ Many Deadlines, from The New York Times The struggle to renew expired tax breaks, from Reuters Rural impact of extending the Earned Income Tax Credit, from Daily Yonder U.S. House Ways and Means Committee’s estimate […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of November 30, 2014

Background information for “All right, already. Fix It.” Farm and Food File column for the week of November 30, 2014 Synopsis of 2013 Senate-approved immigration reform bill, from Politico More on Obama’s immigration plan, from The Washington Post How Obama’s plan affects U.S. agriculture, from Agri-Pulse Ag left out of immigration reform plan, from Great […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of November 23, 2014

Background links for “Quantitative Spinning”  Farm and Food File for the week of November 23, 2014 EU 28 ag exports EU 28 GDP rates U.S. unemployment, by year U.S. GDP, by year Japan’s weak economy, from The Washington Post

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of November 16, 2014

Background links for “Roberts Reboots and Other Coincidences”  Farm and Food File, Week of November 16, 2014 Record campaign spending in 2014 elections Voter turnout record low Hawaii’s vote to ban GMO seed operations Pat Roberts wins Kansas Senate race Pat Roberts Wiki page Estimated cost of Freedom to Farm Roberts promises to leave 2014 […]

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