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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of November 12, 2017

Supporting documents for “Willful Ignorance”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, November 12, 2017
Michael Lewis’ personal website
The Scariest Nuclear Threat, Vanity Fair, September 2017
How the Trump Administration is Gutting USDA, Vanity Fair, November 2017
Cruz puts Northey on hold, Cedar Rapids Gazette, October 26, 2017
Sam Clovis withdraws from USDA post, Washington Post, November 2, 2017
Michael […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of November 5, 2017

Background information for “Lazy Dogs”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, November 5, 2017
What is the “GIPSA” rider, National Sustainable Ag Coalition, June 17, 2014
GIPSA Farmer Fair Practices Rules, USDA, March 6, 2017
USDA kills fair play livestock rule, FERN, October 17, 2017
Rehab programs sued for putting addicts to work without pay, meatingplace.com, […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of October 29, 2017

Background information for “A Plan or An Obit?
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, October 29, 2017
Reforming USDA, Office of Secretary, May 11, 2017
Secretary announces USDA improvements, September 7, 2017
Trade focus of USDA reorganization, Ag Policy Analysis Center, May 19, 2017
Senate Ag Committee letter to Secretary over confirmed appointees, October 19, 2017
USDA […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of October 22, 2017

Background information for “That’s You”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, October 22, 2017
U.S. shocks with NAFTA demands, CBC, October 16, 2017
Freeland calls U.S. NAFTA demands “troubling,” CBC, October 17, 2017
Bitter differences over NAFTA break into the open, Financial Times, October 17, 2017
Trump’s NAFTA threat, Wall Street Journal, October 16, 2017 (article […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of October 15, 2017

Background information for “Predictably Irrational”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, October 15, 2017
Ricardian Economics, per Wikipedia
Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to Richard Thaler, New York Times, October 9, 2017
Meet Econ Man, New York Times, May 8, 2015

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of October 8, 2017

Background information for “Taking a Knee”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, October 8, 2017
Pork Powerhouses 2017, Successful Farming, October 2, 2017
U.S. Grain Stocks, USDA, September 29, 2017
World Ag Supply and Demand Report, USDA, September 12, 2017
EPA proposal undermines RFS, National Farmers Union, September 27, 2017

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of October 1, 2017

Background information for “Regular Order”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, October 1, 2017
Only 24% approve Graham-Cassidy, Vox, September 22, 2017
Trump to propose sweeping tax cuts, New York Times, September 26, 2017
Congressional leaders plan to roll out tax plan, DTN, September 26, 2017
Federal Estate Taxes, Economic Research Service, USDA, March 15, 2017
Average effective […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of September 24, 2017

Background information for “Picking Up the Tab”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, September 24, 2017
Cash receipts, total and by commodity, USDA, February 17, 2017
Total grocery store sales, 2016, Food Marketing Institute
Farm sector income, USDA, August 30, 2017
Table One, total food and alcohol, home and away, expenditures, USDA, January 2016
CHS, Inc. hit […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of September 10, 2017

Background information for “Demanding More”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, September 10, 2017
Can America’s farms survive deportation threat, The Atlantic, June 6, 2017
American Soybean Association (ASA) warns against “misguided” White House withdrawal from KORUS, ASA official statement, September 3, 2017
Undocumented immigrants state and local tax contributions, Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of September 3, 2017

Background information for “Groundhog Day”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, September 3, 2017
Why crop insurance has become an issue, University of Illinois, April 20, 2016
Senate chairman says no to crop insurance cuts, FERN News, August 24, 2017 (full article behind paywall)
Lawmakers offer perspective on Farm Bill, Farm Policy News, August 28, […]

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