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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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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of March 21, 2021

Background information for “Figuring the Odds”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, March 21, 2021
Grain and Oilseeds Outlook, USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum, February 19, 2021
Cotton Outlook, USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum, February 19, 2021
Soybean-Corn Ratios since 1974, farmdocDAILY, University of Illinois, March 10, 2021
Betting on corn in 2021, agricultural economics insights, March 15, 2021

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of March 14, 2021

Background information for “Who Do We Blame For Not Farming the Way We Now Know We Should?”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, March 14, 2021
The extent of soil loss across the U.S. Corn Belt, National Academy of Sciences
One-third of farmland in U.S. Corn Belt has lost its topsoil, Yale Environment 360, February […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of March 7, 2021

Background information for “Local Growers and Rural Grocers Should be Allies”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, March 7, 2021
University of Minnesota 2019-2020 rural grocery store report
Sustainable Farming Association

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

Background information for “Rural America Shouldn’t Be a Dump Site for Corporate America”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, February 28, 2021
‘There’s a red flag here,” The Guardian, January 10, 2021
Kansas company buys idle Mead ethanol plant, Lincoln Journal Star, December 6, 2010:
‘A dump for seed corn companies,” Lincoln Journal Star, February 14, […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of February 21, 2021

Background information for “Letting Go Now That You’re Gone”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, February 21, 2021
Former Rep. Peterson still wants to help, Duluth News Tribune, February 15, 2021
Rep. Ro Khanna introduces Sen. Booker’s ag reforms, May 7, 2020
Rep. Ro Khanna’s official House bio

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of February 14, 2021

Background information for “The Best Way to Start is to Start”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, February 14, 2021
Number of U.S. pork operations, porkgateway.org
Tyson to acquire IPB for $3.2 billion, New York Times, January 2, 2001
Justice Dept. to hold public hearing on ag concentration, DOJ, August 9, 2009
Tyson, others to pay […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of February 7, 2021

Background information for “You’re in Charge of USDA; Where Do You Start?”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, February 7, 2021
Market Outlook, USDA, Economic Research Service, January 14, 2021
Ag role in climate mitigation, FERN, Ag Insider, January 27, 2021 (behind paywall)
Ethanol production profits 2020, University of Illinois, farmdocDAILY, January 27, 2021
China pushes […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of January 31, 2021

Background information for “Questions Surround Carbon Sequestration; USDA Needs to Find Answers”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, January 31, 2021
Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll, Summary 2020, Iowa State University
ISU study show cover crops don’t necessarily sequester carbon, Iowa State University, November 8, 2019
Does carbon sequestration on farms actually work? GreenBiz, April […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of January 24, 2021

Background information for “First USDA Quick Fix: CRP Expansion and Reform”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, January 24, 2021
Collin Peterson calls for 50 million acre CRP, Agweek, December 3, 2020
CRP summary and annual statistics, Farm Service Agency, USDA
CRP shrinks to lowest level since 1988, Successful Farming, October 22, 2020
USDA increased CRP […]

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