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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 31, 2015

Background information for “American Exceptionalism–Except for What We Grow” Farm and Food File for the week of Sunday, May 31, 2015 House aggies repeal COOL, from Agri-Pulse Brief history of U.S. COOL program Most recent USDA study ordered by Congress on cost of COOL, from Agri-Pulse Trade disputes tie up COOL, from Milwaukee Journal Sentinel […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 24, 2015

Background information for “Bet on TPP” Farm and Food File for the week of Sunday, May 24, 2015 Video of Ross Perot’s 1992 sound bite Roll call vote in U.S. Senate and House for NAFTA, 1993 (2) http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=103&session=1&vote=00389 https://www.govtrack.us/congress/votes/103-1993/h575 NAFTA salesman Daley still selling free trade in 2015 Roll call votes of free trade deals […]

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Supporting documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 17, 2015

Background information for “The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey” Farm and Food File column for the week of Sunday, May 17, 2015 Author events for The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey Purchase The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey online (3): http://www.press.uillinois.edu/books/catalog/93kft5fg9780252080944.html http://www.amazon.com/Land-Milk-Uncle-Honey-Memories/dp/0252080947/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1426170993&sr=1-1&keywords=the+land+of+milk+and+uncle+honey http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-land-of-milk-and-uncle-honey-alan-guebert/1120564816?ean=9780252080944 Follow Alan Guebert and Gracie Foxwell on Facebook and […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 10, 2015

Background information for “Big Food’s Baloney” Farm and Food File for the week of Sunday, May 10, 2015 Federal Trade Commission Feb. 19 filing to halt Sysco-US Foods buyout American Antitrust Institute’s filings againt Sysco-US Foods deal (2) http://www.antitrustinstitute.org/content/aai-applauds-ftcs-challenge-sysco-and-us-foods-merger http://www.antitrustinstitute.org/sites/default/files/AAISyscoUSFoodsMergerLetter_0.pdf Sysco’s April 22 filing disputing FTC view May 4 Wall Street Journal story on FTC […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of April 26, 2015

Background information for “Kicking the CFTC Can” Farm and Food File column for the week of Sunday, April 26, 2015 Steve Suppan’s IATP blog post on proposed CFTC rules for financial speculation Growmark research on impact of money “flows” into futures markets CFTC civil complaint against Kraft Foods, Mondelez for alleged futures market “schemes” Analysis […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of April 19, 2015

Background information for “OK, When?” Farm and Food File column for the week of Sunday, April 19, 2015 Unburnable Fossil Fuels, from The Guardian, January 2015 Tackling Big Oil on Climate Change, from Forbes, September 2014 Ethanol and the American economy; Wholesale Ethanol and Gasoline http://ethanolrfa.3cdn.net/94596be2e72251b795_nkm6ii26n.pdf http://www.eia.gov/todayinenergy/detail.cfm?id=20072 Corn usage, from USDA (see Table 4, Corn, […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of April 12, 2015

Background information for “Real Rural Development: Local Food” Farm and Food File column for the week of Sunday, April 12, 2015 Plowshares & Prairie Farm FairShare CSA Coalition Health insurance rebates for CSAs USDA and other portals for CSA information: http://www.nal.usda.gov/afsic/pubs/csa/csa.shtml http://www.localharvest.org/ Seeds of a New Generation, from The New York Times, February 4, 2014

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of April 5, 2015

Background information for “Where’s the Love?” Farm and Food File column for the week of Sunday, April 5, 2015 Vilsack’s SNAP op-ed with comments from Wall Street Journal, March 27 Who are SNAP Recipients, via USDA, December 2014 Policy basics: SNAP facts and figures, January 2015 Projected costs, cuts, & effects of “block granting” SNAP […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of March 29, 2015

Background information for “Oink If It Smells Like Free Trade” Farm and Food File column for the week of Sunday, March 29, 2015 Paul Krugman essays on free trade: http://bernard.pitzer.edu/~lyamane/poptrade.html http://web.mit.edu/krugman/www/ricardo.htm Benefits of Trans-Pacific Partners trade pact, including state-by-state interactive map Why Was Paul Krugman So Wrong, from The Nation, April 1, 2013 Japan’s hog […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of March 22, 2015

Background information for “The Numbers Never Add Up” Farm and Food File column for the week of Sunday, March 22, 2015 Aaron Schock resigns, from Politico Aaron Schock resigns amid spending questions, from Associated Press University of Missouri’s FAPRI briefing book (see page 47) House budget’s impact on ag, from Agri-Pulse House Budget Plan, from […]

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