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

Background information for “Doing Your Civic Duty. Or not.”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, July 21, 2019
Congress must pass USMCA, Mike Pence, Washington Post, July 14, 2019
Agriculture provisions of the U.S.-Canada-Mexico Agreement, Congressional Research Service, April 8, 2019
U.S. Census, Top U.S. trading partners, Dec. 2018
Employment situation, June 2019, U.S. Dept. of […]

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

Background information for “Mother Nature Always Bats Last”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, July 14, 2019
Washington, D.C. hit by record flash flooding, NBC, July 8, 2019

The scene as Washington is hammered by flash floods, Washington Post, July 8, 2019

Trump gives speech on ‘America’s Environmental Leadership,’ YouTube, July 8, 2019

Summer show of federal cash […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of June 30, 2019

Background information for “Ag Has Bigger Problems Than Weather, Trade, Bailouts…”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, June 30, 2019
‘I don’t know how we’re going to survive this,’ Washington Post, June 21, 2019

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of June 23, 2019

Background Information for “The Bum’s Rush, USDA Style”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, June 23, 2019
Perdue and lawmakers race in relocation plan, Successful Farming, June 13, 2019
USDA employees turn back on Perdue to protect relocation, McClatchy News, June 13, 2019
USDA’s Cost-Benefit Analysis for ERS-NIFA move, USDA, June 13, 2019
USDA relocation effort […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of June 16, 2019

Background information for “Welcome to Paradise, Er, Paradox”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, June 16, 2019
Trump to hit Mexico with new tariffs tied to immigration, BBC, May 31, 2019
Mexico agreed to take border actions months before ‘deal’, New York Times, June 8, 2019
Dow Jones closes for May and early June
New crop […]

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Background information for Farm and Food File, Week of June 9, 2019

Supporting documents for “‘A Lick and A Promise’ Isn’t Enough”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, June 9, 2019
Crop Progress Report, USDA, June 3, 2019
Trump promises $16B to farmers hurt by China trade war, CNBC, May 23, 2019
Trump threatens Mexico with tariffs, CNN, May 30, 2019
Major U.S. farm exports markets, USDA, March […]

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Background information for Farm and Food File, Week of June 2, 2019

Supporting documents for “Mitigation Money Should Fuel the Market, Not the Trade War”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, June 2, 2019
USDA announces second round of trade adjustment payments, USDA, May 23, 2019
Guide to Market Facilitation Program 2018, Ag Econ Insights, May 28, 2019
Weather, policy converge on farmer planting decisions, Farm Policy […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 26, 2019

Background information for “Talkin’ About My Generation”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, May 26, 2019
20th century transformation of U.S. agriculture and policy implications, USDA

Changes in U.S. agriculture, 1900-1950, U.S. Census Bureau

High tech ag; farmers risk being locked in unsustainable farming practices, Physics.org, March 9, 2019

Best advice to U.S. dairy farmers? ‘Sell […]

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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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