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

Background information for “Insuring Elephants” Farm and Food File column for the week of December 14, 2014 GAO report on reducing federal crop insurance premiums GAO report on climate change and the need to better manage federal crop insurance Land Stewardship Project White papers published by the Land Stewardship Project: http://landstewardshipproject.org/repository/1/1390/white_paper_1.pdf?cms34sid=a7cd9a05232a242de55f6badbcbd63c1 http://landstewardshipproject.org/repository/1/1400/white_paper_2.pdf http://landstewardshipproject.org/repository/1/1410/white_paper_3.pdf

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of December 7, 2014

Background information for “Groundhog Day, Again and Again” Farm and Food File column for the week of December 7, 2014 Congress’ Many Deadlines, from The New York Times The struggle to renew expired tax breaks, from Reuters Rural impact of extending the Earned Income Tax Credit, from Daily Yonder U.S. House Ways and Means Committee’s estimate […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of November 30, 2014

Background information for “All right, already. Fix It.” Farm and Food File column for the week of November 30, 2014 Synopsis of 2013 Senate-approved immigration reform bill, from Politico More on Obama’s immigration plan, from The Washington Post How Obama’s plan affects U.S. agriculture, from Agri-Pulse Ag left out of immigration reform plan, from Great […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of November 23, 2014

Background links for “Quantitative Spinning”  Farm and Food File for the week of November 23, 2014 EU 28 ag exports EU 28 GDP rates U.S. unemployment, by year U.S. GDP, by year Japan’s weak economy, from The Washington Post

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of November 16, 2014

Background links for “Roberts Reboots and Other Coincidences”  Farm and Food File, Week of November 16, 2014 Record campaign spending in 2014 elections Voter turnout record low Hawaii’s vote to ban GMO seed operations Pat Roberts wins Kansas Senate race Pat Roberts Wiki page Estimated cost of Freedom to Farm Roberts promises to leave 2014 […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of November 2, 2014

Background information for The Endless Politics of GMOs, Farm and Food File column for the week of November 2, 2014 “Vote No” on GMOs, editorial from The Denver Post “Shut Up And Eat” by John Lanchester, The New Yorker “No on 105″ in Colorado Pro-GMO labeling in Colorado food fight Oregon’s GMO labeling initiative ​Give up the […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of October 26, 2014

Seven articles regarding the 2014 Farm Bill, from the fall issue of Choices magazine: http://www.choicesmagazine.org/choices-magazine

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of October 12, 2014

Background links for “Want Reform? Audit, Please.”  Farm and Food File column for the week of October 12, 2014 Press release, ROI Study by Cattlemen’s Beef Board, July 31, 2014 Cornell ROI study on beef checkoff, released June 25, 2014 Prof. Harry Kaiser’s biography and CV, Cornell University    

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of October 5, 2014

Background information for “The Price of Access: $1.2 Billion” Farm and Food File column, week of October 5, 2014 2013-2014 Individual and PAC contributions to Congressional candidates, September 30, 2014 Top 20 contributors, sugar cane & beets “Outside” political spending, 2014  

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of September 28, 2014

Background links for Who Knew, Farm and Food File column for the week of September 28, 2014 This Man’s Job: Make Bill Gates Richer, The Wall Street Journal, Sept. 19, 2014 Beyond Meat homepage Humane Society helps sponsor “Hoofin’ It” in Denver Brazil’s billionaires buying iconic U.S. food businesses, from The New York Times Railroads […]

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