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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of August 2, 2020

Background information for “Twenty-Four Miles of Bad Spending, Bad Policy, Bad Ideas”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, August 2, 2020
How much is a trillion? 
Congress should reject efforts to… create massive USDA slush fund, Heritage Foundation, July 16, 2020
Congress must end blank check farm subsidies, The Hill, July 20, 2020
How much has Congress […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of July 26, 2020

Background information for “Here Comes the ‘Herd Immunity’ Some Are Asking For”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, July 26, 2020
Pandemic might last for two years for herd immunity, University of Minnesota, May 2, 2020
University of Minnesota Center for Infectious Disease and Research Policy
Illinois grain farm incomes in 2020, farmdocDAILY, July 14, […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of July 19, 2020

Background information for “The Chinese ‘Century’ Looks Like the Chinese ‘Decade’”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, July 19, 2020
U.S. rejects most Chinese claims on South China Sea, Wall Street Journal, July 13, 2020
You can’t ask us to buy your stuff while you’re beating up on us, DTN, July 10, 2020
The Chinese […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of July 5, 2020

Background information for “Public Investment Needs to Return Public Good”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, July 5, 2020
Coronavirus tracker, Center for Disease Control
Fauci says new cases could rise to 100k a day, Washington Post, June 30, 2020
U.S. already at 100K cases a day, says Gottlieb, CNBC, July 1, 2020
Planted Acreage, USDA, […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of June 21, 2020

Background information for “No One Ever Likes the Umpire”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, June 21, 2020
Global trade order looks wobbly in new pandemic reality, Bloomberg News, June 15, 2020
Why did Trump end WTO’s Appellate Body? Tariffs, Peterson Institute for International Economics, March 4, 2020
Trump’s criticism of WTO is ‘damaging,’ Politico, June […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of June 14, 2020

Background information for “Finding New Ground”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, June 14, 2020
Coronavirus statistical tracker
Crises lay bare goodwill deficit in America, Wall Street Journal, June 9, 2020
Dicamba fate clearer as EPA allows use of current stocks, Crop Life.com, June 10, 2020
USDA’s Farmers to Families Food Boxes reaches 5 million boxes, […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 31, 2020

Background information for “This Bloody Business”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, May 31, 2020
Meat industry gets back to work, workers still getting sick, Washington Post, May 25, 2020
Data on sick workers elusive as meatpackers go back to work, New York Times, May 26, 2020
Mapping Covid-19 in food system, Food & Environment […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 17, 2020

Background information for “Now is Not the Time to Make Old Friends into New Enemies”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, May 17, 2020
China’s purchases of U.S. goods to fall way short, CNBC, May 11, 2020
China’s poor purchasing performance, Center for Strategic & International Studies, May 8, 2020
U.S. meat being shipped to […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 10, 2020

Background information for “Feeding You Like Family Often Requires a Family”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, May 10, 2020
Tyson’s kill down 50% despite Trump’s order, Washington Post, May 4, 2020
Jake and Dawn Trethewey’s Maplestar Farm
The facts about food stamp fraud, Forbes, February 4, 2018

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 3, 2020

Background information for “Don’t Chain Me Down”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, May 3, 2020
Pork Powerhouses Ranking 2019, Successful Farming, November 2019
U.S. pork exports soared to new record in 2019, National Hog Farmer, April 28, 2020
Trump takes action to keep meat processors open, Wall Street Journal, April 28, 2020
Bytable Marketplace, Ranch […]

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