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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of September 21, 2014

Background information for the Farm and Food File column “Slouching Toward Election Day” Wikipedia page noting minimum wage law of 2007/2009 Obamacare Helps Voters, Saps Votes, The New York Times, Sept. 17, 2014 GOP Gains Strength and Obama Gets Low Remarks, Poll Finds, The New York Times, Sept. 16, 2014 800 People Still Malnourished: UN Report, […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of September 14, 2014

Source material for “So Choose,” Farm and Food File column for the week beginning September 14, 2014 American Farm Bureau Federation’s “Ditch the Rule” website ​EPA’s “Ditch the Myth” website Tougher rules than WOTUS needed, from The Des Moines Register ​Facts on WOTUS, from EPA Lake Erie’s latest troubles, from The New York Times Waters […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of August 24, 2014

National Research Council, GMO meeting announcement Robert Fraley’s “Organics & GMOs” column on Huffington Post Jonathan Foley’s “GMOs & Reductionist Thinking” post List of “Panic-free GMO” stories from both sides of the debate    

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of August 17, 2014

NY Times editorial: Global Trade Talks Suffer Another Setback Reuters piece on pro-business Narendra Modi’s “historic win” New Yorker article detailing Modi’s “stunning” victory

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Alan quoted in Chicago Magazine

What kind of luddite still uses dial-up internet nowadays?! Well, millions of Americans have no better choice. Alan is quoted in this recent Chicago Magazine article regarding the continued lack of rural broadband access across the country. http://www.chicagomag.com/city-life/August-2014/Why-Would-Anyone-Still-Use-AOL/

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of August 10, 2014

NPPC president-elect arrested for trying to enter Capitol Hill office with loaded handgun Kansas primary fight features GOP heavyweights Agri-Pulse: PACs Pave Way for Greater Political Influence in Rural America

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of August 3, 2014

Agri-Pulse Communications homepage First report: Digging into the Demographics Second report: Farm Leaders Crave Comfort and Clout in New Coalitions Third report: PACS and Political Influence in Rural America Fourth report: Farmers Can Still Flex Muscle In Mid-Term Elections

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of July 20, 2014

Missouri’s proposed Amendment 1 Missouri Farmers Care homepage Membership list of Missouri Farmers Care Guest column regarding Amendment 1 Editorials opposing Amendment 1: http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article603633.html http://www.joplinglobe.com/editorial/x1518892336/Our-View-Vote-no-on-Amendment-1

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of July 13, 2014

Congress’ poll numbers hit new low Opening page of Export/Import Bank of the U.S. Key U.S. economic sectors financed by Ex/Im Bank, 2013 Unregulated export credit competitors of U.S. Ex/Im Bank   Success stories of Ex/Im Bank small agbiz finance: http://www.exim.gov/about/whatwedo/successstories/Hudson-Pecan-Company.cfm http://www.exim.gov/about/whatwedo/successstories/North-Dakota-Oilseeds-Company-Grows-its-International-Prr.cfm

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of July 6, 2014

OTA’s working document outlining current checkoff proposal Organic Trade Association’s push for checkoff Northeast Organic Dairy Producers Alliance’s push against checkoff Information regarding USDA’s checkoff programs

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