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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 22, 2022

Background information for “‘I Have Said We Need to See Some Results!’”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, May 22, 2022
How the Trump Administration Helped The Meatpacking Industry Block Pandemic Worker Protections, Staff Report by Select Subcommittee on Coronavirus Crisis, May 12, 2022
About the Coronavirus Subcommittee
Majority Staff Memorandum, Coronavirus Illness and Deaths […]

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Supporting Documents for the week of May 15, 2022

Background information for “Harvested Cattle, Slaughtered Markets”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, May 15, 2022
Harvested Cattle, Slaughtered Markets?, C. Robert Taylor, American Antitrust Institute, April 27, 2022 (two links below)
Press release
Linked paper
Cattle hearing set for Senate, House, DTN, April 21, 2022
Lawmakers question beef executives over soaring beef prices, Washington Post, April […]

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Supporting Documents for the week of Sunday, May 8, 2022

Background information for “Lost in the Pandering, Posturing Weeds”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, May 8, 2022
Biden’s Plan to bump up farm subsidies, Politico’s Weekly Agriculture, May 2, 2022
Biden raises eyebrows with $500M request for U.S. ag, Politico Pro, May 2, 2022 (Pay wall)
Biden will allow higher summertime sales of ethanol/gas, […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, April 24, 2022

Background information for “First steps in ag climate fight are honesty and courage, not offsets and credits”
Farm and Food File for the week of Sunday, April 24, 2022
National Farmers Union, Canada
Public comment, Canada’s Regulations for Offset Protocols, National Farmers Union (Canada), May 4, 2021
Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Canada: A New, Comprehensive Assessment
Darrin Qualman
Director of […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of April 10, 2022

Background information for “Twenty-five hundred gallons of water per bushel of irrigated corn is ‘too much’”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, April 10, 2022
Drought is expected to persist, spread, New York Times, March 17, 2022
Current map, U.S. Drought Monitor, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, March 29, 2022
California wants to pay farmers not […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of April 3, 2022

Background information for “If Futures Markets Don’t Work, Your Markets Won’t Work”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, April 3, 2022
Wheat futures prices and the war on regulation, Institute of Agriculture and Trade Policy, March 16, 2022
Ag business pushes for CRP land release, DTN, March 25, 2022
Senate confirms four CFTC nominees, Pensions & […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of March 27, 2022

Background information for “Big Food Makes Big Ag Look Like a Piker”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, March 27, 2022
Reforming America’s Food Retail Markets, Yale University, April 2022

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of March 20, 2022

Background information for “Coming War for U.S. Crop Acres Renews Food-vs.-Fuel Debate”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, March 20, 2022
Annual acreage reports, National Agricultural Statistical Service
USDA Wheat Sector at a Glance, Economic Research Service
Congress champions biofuels and gasoline prices skyrocket, Growth Energy, March 10, 2022
Proposed ethanol volume standards, EPA
Food prices rise fastest […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of March 13, 2022

Background information for “Broken systems raise costs far faster than resilient ones”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, March 13, 2022
Lawrence Summers shares the blame for inflation, New York Times, Feb. 28, 2022
Keynesian Economics, Investopedia, April 30, 2020
The Laffer Curve, Investopedia, May 19, 2021

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of March 6, 2022

Background information for “Global Food Chains Face More Uncertainty, More Instability”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, March 6, 2022
How Russian invasion of “breadbasket” could hit supply chains, CNBC, Feb. 23, 2022
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine like to ratchet up America’s food prices, Washington Post, Feb. 26, 2022
Russian invasion of Ukraine could send […]

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