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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of September 26, 2021

Background information for “The Old Economics of New Agriculture: Drive or Be Driven”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, September 26, 2021
An evolving path to declining U.S. acres, farmdoc daily, University of Illinois, September 8, 2021

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of September 19, 2021

Background information for “Four Books That Reach for the Heart, Mind, and Immortality”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, September 19, 2021
A Buck A Head, The Beef Checkoff
(c) 2021
by Leesa Zalesky and Diane Henderson Gumaer
ISBN: 978-1-7337527-108
245 pages
JMH Group, Publisher
www.abuckahead.com
$29.95, $5 shipping
The Farmer’s Lawyer
(c) 2021 Sarah Vogel
ISBN: 978-1-63557-526-2
389 pages
Publication date: Nov. 2, 2021
Bloomsbury Publishing, […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of September 12, 2021

Background information for “Hold the Sickle, CRP Needs a New, Bigger Hammer”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, September 12, 2021
USDA expands CRP goals, USDA, April 21, 2021
Climate change is killing the Colorado River, New York Times, Aug. 27, 2021
CRP gives new administration opportunity to invest in conservation, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Trust, Nov. […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of September 5, 2021

Background information for “Ethanol’s Future is Running Out of Gas”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, September 5, 2021
USDA Bioenergy statistics
USDA, National Ag Statistics, 2017 Ag Census, Irrigation
2017 Ag Census, U.S. Irrigation, USDA, 2018
U.S. automakers, Biden vow big increase in electric vehicles, AP News, Aug. 5, 2021
Sustainable energy future is electric with […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of August 29, 2021

Background information for “China Remains Our Biggest Export Market and Biggest Troublemaker”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, August 29, 2021
Biden keeps Trump’s China tariffs in place, Washington Post, Aug. 17, 2021
Corporate America becomes impatient with Biden’s tariff review, Politico, Aug. 17, 2021
Key dates in China/US trade war, Reuters, Jan. 15, 2020
Trump’s […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of August 22, 2021

Background information for “Like a SNAP”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, August 22, 2021
USDA updates SNAP benefits, Food and Nutrition Service, USDA, Aug. 16, 2021
Biden announces largest increases in SNAP ever, FERN, Aug. 15, 2021
Does SNAP cover the cost of a meal in your county? Urban Institute, July 26, 2021
70% of […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of August 15, 2021

Background information for “The True Cost of Food”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, August 15, 2021
True Cost of Food, Rockefeller Foundation, July 22, 2021
Congestion at West Coast Seaport, AFBF Market Intelligence, June 9, 2021

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of August 8, 2021

Background information for “Threading Needles with Camels”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, August 8, 2021
Through the Eye of a Needle, Megan K. Seibert & William E Rees, MDPI, July 26, 2021
Background on “Carbon Footprint,” Wikipedia
REAL Green New Deal
Don’t call me a pessimist, William E. Rees, The Tyee, November 11, 2019:
Average age […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of August 1, 2021

Background information for “The Actual Costs of the Industrial Mind”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, August 1, 2021
Hogs Are Up, Wes Jackson, author, University Press of Kansas, March 2021
U.S. electricity generation by source, U.S. Energy Information Administration
Organic sales soar in 2020, Organic Trade Association, May 25, 2021
U.S farm program payments by year, […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of July 25, 2021

Background information for “Bigger Means Bitter, Not Better”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, July 25, 2021
Biden Adm. launches assault on antitrust, Politico, July 9, 2021
Executive order promoting competition, The White House, July 9, 2021
Biden urges more scrutiny of big business, New York Times, July 13, 2021
USDA given large role in plan […]

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