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

Background information for “Big Ag’s Weak Hand in Nitrate Fight” Farm and Food File column for the week of February 1, 2015 http://www.iowafarmertoday.com/news/crop/des-moines-water-works-to-sue-counties-over-nitrate-issues/article_bab0e80c-9b3c-11e4-a091-7b284dd2de61.html   http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/columnists/rekha-basu/2015/01/22/stowe-board-show-courage-leadership/22202323/   http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/agriculture/green-fields/2014/06/17/stowe-iowa-ccci-pressure-environmental-board-members-to-abstain/10673363/   http://www.iowafarmertoday.com/news/crop/northey-optimisic-about-avoiding-water-quality-lawsuit/article_fbb2ed04-a25e-11e4-8f19-4f2db1bd9057.html

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of January 25, 2015

Background information for “The COOL Facts” Farm and Food File column for the week of January, 25, 2015 January 13, 2015 Report: Preliminary Estimates of the Impacts of U.S. Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) on Cattle Trade by C. Robert Taylor  

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of January 11, 2015

Background information for “Welcome Back, Foodie” Farm and Food File column for the week of January 11, 2015 Food Prices and Spending, as detailed by USDA U.S. Organic Sales, from TIME Harvard Sugar Study Fat and Sugar as Percentage of U.S. Diet, from Grist

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