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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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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of March 15, 2015

Background information for “What Your Friends Are Saying About You” Farm and Food File for the week of Sunday, March 15, 2015 Ag Summit Coverage, from The Des Moines Register, March 8 Jeb Bush at Iowa Ag Summit, from The New York Times, March 8 Ten Takeaways from Iowa Ag Summit, from Politico, March 7 […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of March 8, 2015

Background information for “Please, Just Bruce, not Kingmaker” Farm and Food File column for the week of March 8, 2015 Iowa Ag Summit Des Moines Register profile of Bruce Rastetter, host of “Ag Summit” The GOP money chase, from The New York Times The Real Iowa Kingmaker, from Politico Des Moines Register guest editorial questioning […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of March 1, 2015

Background information for “Food Guidelines and Average Old You and Me” Farm and Food File for the week of Sunday, March 1, 2015 2015 Dietary Guidelines – Advisory Committee Report Washington Post story on Dietary Guidelines The Government’s Bad Diet Advice, from The New York Times The Mermaid’s Tale Blog: When Methodology Fails

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

Background information for “Past Present, Present Future” Farm and Food File column for the week of February 22, 2015 The Keeney Place: A Life in the Heartland Dennis R. Keeney 2015 110 pages, $14.95 Levins Publishing www.TheKeeneyPlace.com The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food Dan Barber 2014 486 pages, $29.95 Penguin Press […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of February 8, 2015

Background information for “Diverse, Concentrated–Big Ag, New Ag?” Farm and Food File column for the week of February 8, 2015 The Progressive Farmer, February 2015 issue Joel Salatin’s Polyface Farms YouTube videos of Progressive Farmer’s 2015 Best Young Farmers & Ranchers  

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