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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of September 6, 2015

Background information for “No Immigrants, No Food” Farm and Food File column for the week of Sunday, September 6, 2015 George Will on Trump’s ‘Losing’ Immigration Plan, via Washington Post Bitter Harvest: Cost of no immigrant labor in U.S. agriculture USDA’s Potential Impact of Immigration Reform, 2012 USDA: Immigration and the Rural Workforce

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of August 23, 2015

Background information for “Let There Be Light” Farm and Food File for the week of Sunday, August 23, 2015 Audio file of oral arguments before U.S. Court of Appeals, DC Circuit August 14 ruling, U.S. Court of Appeals, DC Circuit, ordering “standing” 2012 HSUS lawsuit, HSUS v. Vilsack, ordered by Appeals court to proceed

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of August 16, 2015

Background information for “Idaho’s ‘Ag Gag’ Bagged” Farm and Food File column for the week of Sunday, August 16, 2015 Federal court decision declaring Idaho’s ag gag law unconstitutional Ag gag laws across the U.S.  Equal Protection Clause, the U.S. Constitution More information about Idaho plaintiff, Animal Legal Defense Fund One attorney’s opinion of Idaho ruling […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of August 9, 2015

Background information for “Sustainable Is What Sustainable Does” Farm and Food File for the week of Sunday, August 9, 2015 Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture USDA portal for Sustainable Agriculture National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, University of California-Davis

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of August 2, 2015

Background information for “A SAFE, Silly Trick” Farm and Food File for the week of Sunday, August 2, 2015 House passes SAFE Act Text of SAFE Act House Ag Committee passes DARK Act Soy Association praises passage of SAFE Act Wheat growers praise SAFE despite no GMO wheat in U.S.

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of July 26, 2015

Background information for “Going Against the Flow” Farm and Food File column for the week of Sunday, July 26, 2015 NOAA predicts 2015 Lake Erie algal bloom worse than last year Dennis Keeney Des Moines Register op-ed USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack’s reply to Keeney Federal Appeals court upholds clean water decision for Chesapeake Bay, Washington […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of July 12, 2015

Background information for “The Chicago Way” Farm and Food File column for the week of Sunday, July 12, 2015 New York Times: Europe Dodges Bullet in Greek Vote The Guardian: Another Nobel Prize Winner Wades in on Greece On The Media: Just the Facts on Greece, Not Perceptions The History of CAP EU ag exports […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of June 28, 2015

Background information for “Why Does Monsanto Want Syngenta?” Farm and Food File column for the week of Sunday, June 28, 2015 Merger could set off consolidation wave from Bloomberg News Syngenta rebuffs second Monsanto offer (2) http://farmfutures.com/story-syngenta-declines-second-offer-monsanto-0-128558 http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/09/business/dealbook/syngenta-monsanto-second-2nd-takeover-bid-rejected.html Farmers Fear Merger from Wall Street Journal Merger in Pesticides, Not Seed from Wall Street Journal Monsanto’s Big […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of June 21, 2015

Background information for “Birds of a Feather” Farm and Food File column for the week of Sunday, June 21, 2015 Senate passes Fast Track House bares teeth, sinks Fast Track Labor muscles House into Fast Track vote Ag Committee’s Fast Track House votes

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of June 14, 2015

Background information for “Storm Brewing” Farm and Food File column for the week of Sunday, June 14, 2015 USDA’s Outlook for U.S. ag trade USDA 2015 farm income projections (click on Excel icon) USDA forecasts, cash receipts by crop Land Values, Federal Reserve, Chicago District Kansas City Federal Reserve Ag Credit Conditions

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