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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of October 13, 2019

Background information for “Ag’s Coming Heart Transplant”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, October 13, 2019
Farms under Threat, American Farmland Trust, May 9, 2018
Finding and Funding Your Farm, National Young Farmers Coalition, February 9, 2018
Beginning Farmers and Age Distribution, USDA ERS, May 23, 2019
Boomers are retiring in droves, The Washington Post, March […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of October 6, 2019

Background information for “There’s Always Kansas City”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, October 6, 2019
USDA ERA Relocation Internal Memo 2019
USDA expects “significant delays” in ERS reports, Politico, September 24, 2019
USDA nixes release of multiple reports over researcher exodus, The Hill, September 27, 2019
Critics of relocating USDA research agencies point to brain […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of September 29, 2019

Background information for “Partisanship, Piffle, and Prattle”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, September 29, 2019
Measuring the value of beef checkoff programs, CBB, 2019 (next two links)
“Return on Investment”
Full 2019 ROI report
When is enough, enough? via Feeder Flash on YouTube, September 10, 2019
How to fix the cattle market, No Bull Food News by […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of September 15, 2019

Background information for “The Plan is No Plan”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, September 15, 2019
Ag barometer declines as commodity prices weaken, Purdue University, September 4, 2019
Foreign tariffs are falling on U.S. farmers, not importers, CoBank, August 2019
Many U.S. farmers fume at Washington, New York Times, September 10, 2019
As billions flow […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of September 8, 2019

Background information for “Whipping the Soy-Boys is No Way to Win Customers”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, September 8, 2019
As [fake meat] burgers take off, Washington Post, September 2, 2019
Beyond Meat’s stock market rise, September 3, 2019
Meat substitutes by markets, Research and Markets, February 2018
Flesh and Blood: What’s the future of […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of September 1, 2019

Background information for “The Enemy of My Enemy Remains an Enemy”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, September 1, 2019
“Trade wars are good, and easy to win,” CNBC, March 2, 2108
Trade data, China vs. U.S., U.S. Census Bureau
As U.S.-China trade war escalates, American farm goods are targeted, University of Illinois, farmdocDAILY, August […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of August 18, 2019

Background information for “Summer Fun with August Numbers”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, August 18, 2019
August Crop Production, USDA, National Ag Statistics Service (NASS), August 12, 2019
World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates, USDA, NASS, August 12, 2019
Corn futures worst rout since 2013, Bloomberg, August 12, 2019
Trump’s EPA grants 31 small refinery […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of August 4, 2019

Background information for “Dog Days Mean Letting It Lie”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, August 4, 2019
500,000 school students could lose free meals due to SNAP changes, Fox 8, Cleveland
Three million could lose SNAP benefits, NPR, July 23, 2019
Trade aid of at least $15 an acre, says Perdue, Successful Farming, July […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of July 28, 2019

Background information for “You Know It’s Going to Be a Long, Hot Summer If…”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, July 28, 2019
Boris Johnson is how Britain ends, New York Times, July 22, 2019
White House, Congressional Democrats reach debt deal, USA Today, July 23, 2019
Links to Economic Research Service Farm Income data, […]

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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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