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

Background information for “More Money, Less Accountability”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, January 22, 2017
Oklahoma Beef Council Audit Report and court petition
$2.6 million paid by Oklahoma farmers and ranchers goes missing, Harvest Public Media, January 5, 2017
Audit finds problems in cattlemen’s spending, New York Times, August 2, 2010
Oklahoma Beef Council website
Oklahoma Beef […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of January 15, 2017

Background information for “An Allegory and A True Story”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, January 15, 2017
Beef checkoff audits draw legal action, Drovers, September 19, 2016
Civil complaint, OCM v. Office of Inspector General, USDA, November 12, 2014
Cattlemen’s Beef Board (CBB, the “checkoff”) contract expenditures with NCBA: 2008, 2009, and 2010 (pages […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of January 8, 2017

Background information for “Farm Groups to Trump: Adopt GIPSA Rules”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, January 8, 2017
USDA announces Farmer Fair Practices Rules, USDA, December 14, 2016
Reaction to GIPSA rule announcement, Agri-Pulse, December 14, 2016
NPPC’s December 14 statement opposing GIPSA proposed rules
2008 Farm Bill highlight, U.S. Senate, (see page 11) Livestock, […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of January 1, 2017

Background information for “Hard Numbers and Hard Politics”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, January 1, 2017
Production and price forecasts for U.S. corn, soybeans, and wheat, see links below

http://farmdoc.illinois.edu/
http://farmdoc.illinois.edu/IFES/2016/content/2016-IFES-Good.pdf
http://farmdoc.illinois.edu/IFES/2016/content/2016-IFES-Irwin.pdf
http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2016/12/2017-crop-insurance-premiums-2016-use-illinois.html
http://www.agweb.com/article/december-wasde-report-quiet-as-usda-makes-no-changes-naa-debra-beachy/

USDA Quarterly Ag Export Forecast
Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade, November 30, 2016
Trump Picks Iowa’s Branstad for China ambassador, Washington Post, December 7, 2016

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of December 11, 2016

Background information for “By the Numbers”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, December 11, 2016
Plowprint Report, World Wildlife Fund, November 16, 2016
Conservation Reserve Program data, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture:
2016 data
2009 data
Change from 2007-2016
Dow Jones Industrial Average, CNN

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of December 4, 2016

Background information for “It Isn’t Broken; Don’t Fix It”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, December 4, 2016
Agricultural Trade Data, USDA Economic Research Service (ERS)
U.S. ag imports and exports by country & calendar year, USDA ERS
U.S. farm receipts and income, USDA ERS
A progressive agenda for renegotiating NAFTA by Tim Wise, BillMoyers.com
Export share […]

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

Background information for “Dwayne Andreas, the FBI, and Me”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, November 27, 2016
Obituary of Dwayne O. Andreas, New York Times, November 17, 2016
Obituary of Dwayne O. Andreas, Decatur (IL) Herald & Review
So who is Mark Whitacre, Fortune, September 4, 1995
Rats in the Grain: The Dirty Tricks and Trials […]

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

Background information for “Here We Are”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, November 20, 2016
White House and Republicans agree to debt ceiling, Bloomberg, Oct. 26, 2015
Trump’s debt plan remains unclear, Bloomberg, Nov. 14, 2016
Cost of Trump and Clinton’s campaign promises, CFRB, Sept. 26, 2016
Era of growth, inflation, and risk looms, Wall Street […]

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

Background information for “‘You’re Wrong’ is the Wrong Message”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, November 6, 2016
U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA)
USFRA Affiliates, Board Members, and Industry Partners
Dannon Goes Back to the Farm, New York Times, April 27, 2016
Farm Groups Denounce Dannon, Bloomberg, October 17, 2016
Dannon Fights Back, Dairy Reporter, October 18, […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of October 23, 2016

Background information for “We Feed the World: ‘Not a Harmless Myth’”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, October 23, 2016
Feeding the World, Environmental Working Group, October 5, 2016
Don’t Expect Farmers to Feed the World, Des Moines Register, October 10, 2016
Cracking the Code on Food Issues, Center for Food Integrity, 2014
Center for Food […]

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