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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of July 30, 2017

Background information for “Rules for Fools”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, July 30, 2017
Senate appropriations prioritize sustainability, rural development, National Sustainable Ag Coalition, July 21, 2017
Trump nominates Sam Clovis to lead USDA research, The Scientist, July 20, 2017
Ag groups back Clovis, DTN, July 24, 2017 (behind paywall)
Trump illegally nominated non-scientist to […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of July 16, 2017

Background information for “The Stupidly Expensive Non-Broadband Blues”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, July 16, 2017
Moving at the speed of dial-up, Wall Street Journal, June 16, 2017 (behind paywall)
Top 10 countries for broadband speed, TechWorm, July 15, 2016
AT&T’s blockbuster deal for Time Warner, New York Times, July 9, 2017
Recent posts regarding rural […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of July 2, 2017

Background information for “Too Many Cooks”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, July 2, 2017
Trump signs order to withdraw from TPP, Washington Post, January 23, 2017
AFBF’s statement on Trump pulling U.S. from TPP, January 23, 2017
Trump agrees to not “terminate” NAFTA, CNN, April 26, 2017
U.S. sugar industry not sweet on deal, DTN, […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of June 25, 2017

Background information for “Grocery Getter”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, June 25, 2017
The Jeff Bezos Effect: The Washington Post is Profitable, GeekWire, December 27, 2016
Amazon Buys Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, Wall Street Journal, June 16, 2017 (behind paywall)
Amazon Gets Whole Foods for Free, CNBC, June 16, 2017
Amazon Buys Whole Foods: […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of June 18, 2017

Background information for “If It’s Not Broken…”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, June 18, 2017
Ag Secretary moves on reorganization, DTN, June 12, 2017
Is Rural America the New Inner City?, Huffington Post, March 12, 2017
Counties and equivalents in the U.S., by state
Senators protest White House cuts to Rural Development, May 30, 2017
Annual Report, […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of June 11, 2017

Background information for “You’re Getting Warmer…”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, June 11, 2017
Statement by President Donald J. Trump on Paris climate agreement, White House, June 1, 2017
Secretary Sonny Perdue’s statement on withdrawing from Paris accord, USDA, June 1, 2017
Heat in the Heartland; climate change and the Midwest, Risky Business, 2015
Will […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of June 4, 2017

Background information for “Meat and Money Always Cook Up Corruption”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, June 4, 2017
Brazil’s long history of corruption, University of Pittsburgh, April 22, 2016
Brazilian leader lambasts ties to JBS, Reuters, May 20, 2017
JBS officials resign amid bribe scandal, Wall Street Journal, May 26, 2017 (full article is behind […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 28, 2017

Background information for “Trump’s Butcher Shop”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, May 28, 2017
2018 White House budget, May 23, 2017
Ag Majority Leaders’ view of Trump budget proposal, May 23, 2017
Ranking Member Collin Peterson, press release regarding Trump’s budget proposal, May 23, 2017
What Medicaid actually does, Time, January 26, 2017
Trump’s budget plan […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 21, 2017

Background information for “The Artlessness of the Deal”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, May 21, 2017
Report to Congress, Undersecretary of Trade, USDA, May 11, 2017
USDA trades away rural development, National Sustainable Ag Coalition, May 12, 2017
U.S. ag trade and trends, USDA Economic Research Service, May 1, 2017
No deal yet on Mexican […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 7, 2017

Background information for “Pass the Biscuits and The Buck”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, May 7, 2017
2016 word of the year, Oxford Dictionaries
Trump Administration relaxing Obama-era lunch standards, ABC News, May 1, 2017
Can Congress deliver a budget bill on time?, Bipartisan Policy Center, May 16, 2016
Cotton significant Farm Bill concern, Farm […]

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