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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of August 2, 2015

Background information for “A SAFE, Silly Trick” Farm and Food File for the week of Sunday, August 2, 2015 House passes SAFE Act Text of SAFE Act House Ag Committee passes DARK Act Soy Association praises passage of SAFE Act Wheat growers praise SAFE despite no GMO wheat in U.S.

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

Background information for “Going Against the Flow” Farm and Food File column for the week of Sunday, July 26, 2015 NOAA predicts 2015 Lake Erie algal bloom worse than last year Dennis Keeney Des Moines Register op-ed USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack’s reply to Keeney Federal Appeals court upholds clean water decision for Chesapeake Bay, Washington […]

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

Background information for “The Chicago Way” Farm and Food File column for the week of Sunday, July 12, 2015 New York Times: Europe Dodges Bullet in Greek Vote The Guardian: Another Nobel Prize Winner Wades in on Greece On The Media: Just the Facts on Greece, Not Perceptions The History of CAP EU ag exports […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of June 28, 2015

Background information for “Why Does Monsanto Want Syngenta?” Farm and Food File column for the week of Sunday, June 28, 2015 Merger could set off consolidation wave from Bloomberg News Syngenta rebuffs second Monsanto offer (2) http://farmfutures.com/story-syngenta-declines-second-offer-monsanto-0-128558 http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/09/business/dealbook/syngenta-monsanto-second-2nd-takeover-bid-rejected.html Farmers Fear Merger from Wall Street Journal Merger in Pesticides, Not Seed from Wall Street Journal Monsanto’s Big […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of June 21, 2015

Background information for “Birds of a Feather” Farm and Food File column for the week of Sunday, June 21, 2015 Senate passes Fast Track House bares teeth, sinks Fast Track Labor muscles House into Fast Track vote Ag Committee’s Fast Track House votes

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of June 14, 2015

Background information for “Storm Brewing” Farm and Food File column for the week of Sunday, June 14, 2015 USDA’s Outlook for U.S. ag trade USDA 2015 farm income projections (click on Excel icon) USDA forecasts, cash receipts by crop Land Values, Federal Reserve, Chicago District Kansas City Federal Reserve Ag Credit Conditions

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of June 7, 2015

Background information for “Nature’s Calling; Anyone Listening?” Farm and Food File column for the week of Sunday, June 7, 2015 Totals for Avian Flu as of June 1 Bird flu reveals U.S. not ready for next outbreak, from The Des Moines Register What’s Next for Hog Diseases? White House Report on Honey Bees and Other […]

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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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