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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 8, 2016

Background information for “Checkoffs Go Dark” Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, May 8, 2016 2017 USDA funding bill, House Ag Appropriations Subcommittee, April 12, 2016 House Appropriations Committee approves 2017 USDA budget 5 U.S.C. Section 552, The Freedom of Information Act, U.S. Dept. of Justice Ag Marketing Service website for federal commodity checkoffs […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of April 24, 2016

Background information for “They Never Stopped Making It” Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, April 24, 2016 Farmland values, U.S. & Missouri Farming’s new investors: REITs and United Nations acreage data 1975 U.S. planted acreage, USDA Reagan signs 1985 Farm Bill, Los Angeles Times Brazil and Argentina’s grain-producing potential, USDA (2001) […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of April 17, 2016

Background information for “Change Ain’t Grilled Cheese” Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, April 17, 2016 Biotechnology Innovation Organization’s Food and Agriculture Section CropLife America Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE) Lobbying dollars, Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau, 1998-2015 Monsanto’s 2014 election cycle lobbying and political costs Estimated advertising cost […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of April 10, 2016

Background information for “The Ethanol Trap” Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, April 10, 2016 USDA Prospective Plantings, March 31, 2016 U.S. Supply and Demand, March 9, 2016 U.S Planted acres (1990, 2000, and 2010) via USDA: 1990 2000 2010 U.S. ethanol production, 1980-2015 Number of ethanol plants in the United […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of April 3, 2016

Background links for “Free Markets Work, When We Let ‘Em” Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, April 3, 2016 House passes bill to block state GMO labeling, The Hill, July, 23, 2105 Sen. Pat Roberts’ opening remarks, Ag Committee, March 1, 2016 Sen. Pat Roberts’ statement on Senate’s failed cloture vote, […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of March 27, 2016

Background information for “Cuban Junket Summer” Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, March 27, 2016 Country Profile, Cuba, USDA, Foreign Ag Service Miscellaneous Cuba data via U.S. Central Intelligence Agency U.S. exports to Cuba, searchable by year Potential for ag exports to Cuba, Texas A&M University U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of March 20, 2016

Background information for “Whole Lot of Shaking Going On” Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, March 20, 2016 Miami Sinks as Earth’s Temperatures Rise, The New Yorker, December 21, 2015 Strange Partners in Trade Protectionism, U.S. News & World Report, March 14, 2016 The End of Free Trade: It’s a Good […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of March 13, 2016

Background information for “My Best Friend” Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, March 13, 2016 Marvin Voges obituary (1955-2016)

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of March 6, 2016

Background information for “A Stiff-Necked People” Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, March 6, 2016 USDA Grains and Oilseeds Outlook, February 26, 2016 USDA Cotton Outlook, February 26, 2016 USDA Farm Sector Income, February 18, 2016

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of February 28, 2016

Background information for “For Sale: Cheap Bull” Farm and Food File column beginning the week of Sunday, February 28, 2016 Trans-Pacific Partnership Fact Sheet, U.S. Trade Representative USDA’s Foreign Ag Service TPP paper, Feb. 9, 2016 Japan looks to raise ag subsidies to counter TPP, The Japan Times, Nov. 15, 2015 Peterson Institute, TPP Briefing, […]

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