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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of June 13, 2021

Background information for “Truth in Labeling is the Opposite of ‘Branding’”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, June 13, 2021
Real Organic Project
Francis Thicke’s NOSB Farewell, Real Organic Project
Real Organic Project’s Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, April 2021
The labels said organic, but these imports weren’t, Washington Post, May 12, 2017

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 30, 2021

Background information for “Beware of Philosopher Kings and Prophets of ‘Synthetic Alternatives’”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, May 30, 2021
Bill Gates: America’s Top Farmland Owner, The Land Report, January 11, 2021
Bill Gates buys big on farmland shopping spree, DW. com, April 9, 2021
Bill Gates tell Reddit why he’s bought so much […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 23, 2021

Background information for “Ag Groups Make Hollow Call on Meatpackers to Play Nice”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, May 23, 2021
Joint statement by livestock organizations, Livestock Marketing Association, May 17, 2021
Address imbalances in cattle market, say farm groups, Agriculture.com, May 18, 2021
Cattle groups present united front, DTN, May 17, 2021

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 16, 2021

Background information for “China’s Buying Binge Continues… Until It Doesn’t”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, May 16, 2021
China’s impact on global agriculture, Agricultural Economic Insights, May 10, 2021
China’s ‘Long-term Time Bomb’, New York Times, May 10, 2021
China makes another U.S. corn purchase, buys more Brazilian beans, University of Illinois Farm Policy News, May […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 9, 2021

Background information for “Organic Farm Rules Need to be Reviewed Soon, Not Slowly Rewritten”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, May 9, 2021
Rules for National Organic Program, Federal Register, 2000
As organic fractures, food rules are being redefined, The Counter, March 15, 2018
USDA-backed takeover of organic milk, Cornucopia Institute, June 5, 2020
Covid will […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 2, 2021

Background information for “More Greenhouse Gas Comes from Rural Leaders than Rural America”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, May 2, 2021
U.S. drought monitor, climate.gov/maps, March 30, 2021
Behind the scenes of Biden’s climate goals, Yale Climate Connections, March 11, 2021
Details, conversations needed on Biden’s 30×30 plant, DTN, April 6, 2021
Biden’s 30×30 plan […]

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

Background information for “Managing Climate Risk is Good Business and Good for the Future”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, April 25, 2021
Agricultural Finance for Climate Resilience, Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy, September 2020
Financing Resilient Agriculture, Environmental Defense Fund, September 2020
Carbon Markets and Agriculture, IATP, May 2020
Sources of greenhouse gases, EPA
Climate […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of April 11, 2021

Background information for “Global Meatpackers Filet U.S. Taxpayers Again and Again”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, April 11, 2021
Trade’s winners and losers, Politico, November 13, 2019
Tyson, JBS, others pay millions to settle price fixing suits, The Fence Post, February 4, 2021
Feds, JBS owners reach pleas, DTN, October 15, 2020
USDA, Economic Research Service, […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of April 4, 2021

Background information for “Big Agbiz’s Big ‘Price Fixing’ Settlements Need Big Fix”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, April 4, 2021
ADM agrees to pay $45M to settle peanut case, Wall Street Journal, March 15, 2021
Pilgrim’s Pride to pay $115M to settle price-fixing suit, Agriculture.com, October 15, 2020
Tyson agrees to $221.5M settlement in […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of March 28, 2021

Background information for “AltEn: The Mess Gets Even Messier”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, March 28, 2021
Civil complaint, State of Nebraska v AltEn, March 1, 2021
Nebraska sues Mead ethanol maker, Lincoln Journal Star, March 1, 2021
Lack of action: Senators blast state for inaction, Lincoln Journal Star, March 14, 2021
Nebraska sues troubled ethanol […]

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