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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 19, 2019

Background information for “It Was Like Watching a Train Wreck”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, May 19, 2019
U.S., China at trade impasse, Farm Policy News, University of Illinois, May 12, 2019
A quick guide to the U.S.-China trade war, BBC News, May 14, 2019
Trump says U.S. farmers to get $15 billion in U.S.-China […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 12, 2019

Background information for “Stand Up or Step Aside”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, May 12, 2019
ERS relocation ‘winners’ vs. ERS as the loser, Agri-Pulse, October 15, 2018

As Trump appeals to farmers, some of his policies don’t, New York Times, January 7, 2019

Full speed ahead for USDA relocation, Federal News Network, March 28, 2019

Plan to move USDA […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 5, 2019

Background information for “Paying Taxes Like a General–Or Amazon”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, May 5, 2019
General Dynamics, 4th Quarter & Full Year Results, January 30, 2019
General Mills, 4th Quarter and Fiscal Year 2018 Results
Why Amazon pays no federal taxes, Fortune.com, March 1, 2019
Corporate tax avoidance rampant, Institute on Taxation and Economic […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of April 28, 2019

Background information for “Ethanol’s Tightening Tough Spot”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, April 28, 2019
Implications of recent trends in U.S. gasoline consumption, farmdocDAILY, April 12, 2019
Scott Irwin, PhD, Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois
Biofuel groups express support of E15, Ethanol Producer Magazine, March 29, 2019
Oil industry clashes with Trump Adm. […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of April 21, 2019

Background information for “Forecast for Trump Trade Talks: More Snow, Maybe Ice”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, April 21, 2019
White House working to pass USMCA, Washington Examiner, April 11, 2019
U.S.-E.U. begin trade talks as talk fo tariffs escalate, Bloomberg, April 15, 2019
U.S. and Japan begin trade talks Monday, Agri-Pulse, April 12, […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of April 14, 2019

Background information for “No Problem, I’ll Just Stop Eating Pork”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, April 14, 2019
Pork industry to have more power over meat inspections, The Washington Post, April 3, 2019

USDA’s FSIS condemns The Washington Post, USDA, April 8, 2019

Donald Trump is trying to kill you, New York Times, April 4, 2019

Portal for food […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of March 31, 2019

Background information for “Unlocking the Rural Economy Requires Different Keys”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, March 31, 2019
Getting Real About Rural America, New York Times, March 18, 2019
What Rural America Has To Teach Us, New York Times, March 21, 2019
Another take on the NYT columns: Rural America and a Tale of Two […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of March 24, 2019

Background information for “Corporations Have Rights; Why Not a Lake?”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, March 24, 2019
Ohio city gives Lake Erie same rights as citizens, The Hill, February 27, 2019

Lake Erie first lake to granted human rights, UPI, February 27, 2019

Lawsuit filed against Lake Erie Bill of Rights, Toledo Blade, February 27, 2019

Court filing, Drewes […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of March 17, 2019

Background information for “Costco and Walmart Want You in Their ‘Chain’”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, March 17, 2019
Walmart: Friend or Foe?, Farm Journal’s Milk, March 20, 2018
Wisconsin’s Dairy Future, the Walmart Impact, WSAW-TV, Wausau, WI, July 2, 2018
Dairy farmers struggle even as Walmart milk plant opens, The Bullvine, June 12, […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of March 10, 2019

Background information for “It’s Not Easy Making an Egg Out of an Omelet”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, March 10, 2019
The official British Brexit Policy? Mayhem, New York Times, March 2, 2019
‘Brexit will be like removing an egg from an omelette,’ The Independent, February 27, 2018
How differing trade policies affect US […]

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