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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of September 25, 2016

Background information for “Close the Barn Door” Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, September 25, 2016 Text from Senate Judiciary consolidation and concentration hearing, September 20, 2016 includes testimony (as submitted) of major ag-chem executives, three farm group leaders, and American Antitrust Institute Dow-DuPont announce merger of equals, Dow Press Release, […]

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

Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, September 11, 2016 Background information for “Burning Down the Barn” Global Materials Flows and Resource Productivity, United Nations report, 2016 Limits to Growth, UN Materials Report, Energy Skeptic, August 23, 2016 Can the world produce enough food…? Reuters, October 16, 2104 U.S. Shale Oil Peaking, […]

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

Background information for “There’s No ‘Future’ in the Futures Market” Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, September 4, 2016 Welcome to the ‘Meat Casino,’ Wall Street Journal, August 16, 2016 Chicago Merc director talks cattle futures, Great Falls (MT) Tribune, August 28, 2016 Trade in Pork Bellies Comes to an End, […]

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

Background information for “The Last Free Trader in America” Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, August 28, 2016 Trans-Pacific Pact Benefits, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative Global trade talks die, New York Times, January 1, 2016 Doha dead, WTO reborn, Financial Times, December 20, 2015 TPP and U.S. agriculture, American […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of August 21, 2016

Background information for “New Ports or Old Bulls” Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, August 21, 2016 America’s infrastructure: $1.44 billion short by 2025, Reuters, May 10, 2016 Rural Connections, TRIP, May 2015 Dumbest way to fund infrastructure, Bloomberg News, December 2, 2015 It’s time for states to invest in infrastructure, CBPP, […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of August 14, 2016

Background information for “Failure Isn’t Success” Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, August 14, 2016 Trump speech to the Detroit Economic Club, August 8, 2016 Fact-checking Trump, New York Times, August 8, 2016 “How many people pay the estate tax?” Tax Policy Center Number of farmers who pay estate taxes: Center […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of August 7, 2016

Background information for “No Trade? No Kidding.” Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, August 7, 2016 Press release on Brazil allowing U.S. beef imports, USDA, August 1, 2016 Is Free Trade Dead?, Politico, July 10, 2016 TPP worst trade deal ever? Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, April 1, 2016 U.S .ag trade statistics, […]

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

Background information for “For the Record” Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, July 24, 2016 Pence proudly out of sync, New York Times, July 15, 2016 Trump VP draws rave reviews from agriculture, Agri-Pulse, July 15, 2016 CBS News 60 Minutes, Trump/Pence interview, July 17, 2016 The GOP’s Presidential Platform, 2016 […]

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

Background information for “The Land of Non” Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, July 10, 2016 Senate labeling bill moves forward, Feedstuffs, June 23, 2016 GMO labeling law passes preliminary vote, National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC), June 30, 2016 2015 House food labeling bill FDA memo of Technical Assistance on Senate […]

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

Background information for “Oh, I Believe in Yesterday” Farm and Food File column for the week of Sunday, July 3, 2016 Immigration data and Brexit, USA Today, June 28, 2016 Of Trumpkins and Brexiteers, Wall Street Journal, June 28, 2016 Brexit turnout by demographic, Financial Times, June 24, 2016 Why ‘Leaves’ cost claims are wrong, […]

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