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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of January 21, 2018

Background information for “This is crazy, right?”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, January 21, 2018
Reviewing the latest cotton proposal, farmdoc daily, January 11, 2018
Commodity program spending on dairy and cotton, farmdoc daily, January 12, 2018
U.S. cotton background, Economic Research Service, USDA, October 2017
Congressional Budget Office provides roadmap to crop insurance modernization, […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of January 14, 2018

Background information for “Mojo Working”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, January 14, 2018
President Trump’s AFBF speech, Nashville, TN, January 8, 2018
U.S. trade balances, 2016, The Balance, December 6, 2017
Ag firms warn of unintended impact of tax law, Wall Street Journal, January 9, 2018
U.S. 2017/18 Wheat Plantings, USDA, August 9, 2017

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of January 7, 2018

Background information for “The Anti-Science of ‘Sound Science’”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, January 7, 2018
There’s no such thing as ‘sound science,” FiveThirtyEight, December 6, 2017
Transparency bills would cut EPA, The Atlantic, March 15, 2017
H.R. 1430, the HONEST Act
Vote totals, U.S. House of Representatives, HONEST Act, govtrack.us

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of December 10, 2017

Background information for “Capitol Hill’s Christmas Cookie Bake-Off”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, December 10, 2017
Beware of Economic Boom says Robert Samuelson, Washington Post, December 3, 2017
Despite warnings, few farmers face estate taxes, Des Moines Register, December 2, 2017
Farmers commend Senate action on taxes, American Farm Bureau Federation, December 2, 2017
Estate […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of December 3, 2017

Background information for “Rising Woe in Rural America”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, December 3, 2017
Rural America at a Glance, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, November 7, 2017
Concentrated Poverty Increased, University of New Hampshire, November 21, 2017
National Average Wage Index, Social Security Administration
Does rising rural poverty signal longer term decline?, […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of November 26, 2017

Background information for “Screaming and Yelling in Public”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, November 26, 2017
Ross faults agriculture for “yelling and screaming,” Politico, November 15, 2017
Letter to Ross over NAFTA remarks, NAFTA Food and Ag.org, October 25, 2017
NAFTA worries persist, University of Illinois, Farm Policy News, November 5, 2017
Latest U.S. ag trade […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of November 12, 2017

Supporting documents for “Willful Ignorance”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, November 12, 2017
Michael Lewis’ personal website
The Scariest Nuclear Threat, Vanity Fair, September 2017
How the Trump Administration is Gutting USDA, Vanity Fair, November 2017
Cruz puts Northey on hold, Cedar Rapids Gazette, October 26, 2017
Sam Clovis withdraws from USDA post, Washington Post, November 2, 2017
Michael […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of November 5, 2017

Background information for “Lazy Dogs”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, November 5, 2017
What is the “GIPSA” rider, National Sustainable Ag Coalition, June 17, 2014
GIPSA Farmer Fair Practices Rules, USDA, March 6, 2017
USDA kills fair play livestock rule, FERN, October 17, 2017
Rehab programs sued for putting addicts to work without pay, meatingplace.com, […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of October 29, 2017

Background information for “A Plan or An Obit?
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, October 29, 2017
Reforming USDA, Office of Secretary, May 11, 2017
Secretary announces USDA improvements, September 7, 2017
Trade focus of USDA reorganization, Ag Policy Analysis Center, May 19, 2017
Senate Ag Committee letter to Secretary over confirmed appointees, October 19, 2017
USDA […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of October 22, 2017

Background information for “That’s You”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, October 22, 2017
U.S. shocks with NAFTA demands, CBC, October 16, 2017
Freeland calls U.S. NAFTA demands “troubling,” CBC, October 17, 2017
Bitter differences over NAFTA break into the open, Financial Times, October 17, 2017
Trump’s NAFTA threat, Wall Street Journal, October 16, 2017 (article […]

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