News Mentions

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

Background information for “Sonny’s Big Adventure”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, April 30, 2017
Milk production per cow, U.S. National Ag Statistics Service, (NASS) February 21, 2017
Milk cow operations, 2003-2012, NASS, February 19, 2013
U.S. farmers fall behind new powers, Wall Street Journal, April 21, 2017 (Full story is behind paywall)
Wheat Outlook, USDA, […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of April 23, 2017

Background information for “The Numbers Aren’t Adding Up”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, April 23, 2017
CEO compensation continues to clime upward, Agri-Pulse, September 7, 2016
Full report and corresponding chart regarding CEO compensation, Agri-Pulse, September 7, 2016
NPPC “about us” page, noting two office addresses (as of April 19, 2017)
NPPC Facebook page, lists D.C. address (as of April 19, 2017)
NPPC […]

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

Background information for “Courting Courage”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, April 16, 2017
Storm Lake Times wins Pulitzer Prize, via Cedar Rapids Gazette, April 10, 2017
Pulitzer Prize announcement and winning Storm Lake Times editorials, April 10, 2017
Des Moines Water Works suit dismissed, Des Moines Register, March 17, 2017

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