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Radio Interview with Ag Today in Central Ohio

The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) works to promote sustainable, local, and organic agriculture that builds strong rural communities, safe and healthy food systems, and preserves Ohio’s natural environment.
Alan will give the keynote address at OEFFA’s 36th annual conference on February 14, 2015. In this radio interview, Alan discusses the upcoming conference, his […]

Source: December 22, 2014 interview with Alan Guebert and Lauren Ketchum

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of December 14, 2014

Background information for “Insuring Elephants”
Farm and Food File column for the week of December 14, 2014
GAO report on reducing federal crop insurance premiums
GAO report on climate change and the need to better manage federal crop insurance
Land Stewardship Project
White papers published by the Land Stewardship Project:
http://landstewardshipproject.org/repository/1/1390/white_paper_1.pdf?cms34sid=a7cd9a05232a242de55f6badbcbd63c1
http://landstewardshipproject.org/repository/1/1400/white_paper_2.pdf
http://landstewardshipproject.org/repository/1/1410/white_paper_3.pdf

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of December 7, 2014

Background information for “Groundhog Day, Again and Again”
Farm and Food File column for the week of December 7, 2014
Congress’ Many Deadlines, from The New York Times
The struggle to renew expired tax breaks, from Reuters
Rural impact of extending the Earned Income Tax Credit, from Daily Yonder
U.S. House Ways and Means Committee’s estimate for 2014 tax extensions
Editorial on […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of November 30, 2014

Background information for “All right, already. Fix It.”
Farm and Food File column for the week of November 30, 2014
Synopsis of 2013 Senate-approved immigration reform bill, from Politico
More on Obama’s immigration plan, from The Washington Post
How Obama’s plan affects U.S. agriculture, from Agri-Pulse
Ag left out of immigration reform plan, from Great Falls Tribune
Immigration background from Pew […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of November 23, 2014

Background links for “Quantitative Spinning”  Farm and Food File for the week of November 23, 2014
EU 28 ag exports
EU 28 GDP rates
U.S. unemployment, by year
U.S. GDP, by year
Japan’s weak economy, from The Washington Post

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of November 16, 2014

Background links for “Roberts Reboots and Other Coincidences”  Farm and Food File, Week of November 16, 2014
Record campaign spending in 2014 elections
Voter turnout record low
Hawaii’s vote to ban GMO seed operations
Pat Roberts wins Kansas Senate race
Pat Roberts Wiki page
Estimated cost of Freedom to Farm
Roberts promises to leave 2014 Farm Bill alone
 

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of November 2, 2014

Background information for The Endless Politics of GMOs, Farm and Food File column for the week of November 2, 2014
“Vote No” on GMOs, editorial from The Denver Post
“Shut Up And Eat” by John Lanchester, The New Yorker
“No on 105” in Colorado
Pro-GMO labeling in Colorado food fight
Oregon’s GMO labeling initiative
​Give up the GMO Labeling Fight, from The Washington […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of October 26, 2014

Seven articles regarding the 2014 Farm Bill, from the fall issue of Choices magazine:
http://www.choicesmagazine.org/choices-magazine

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of October 12, 2014

Background links for “Want Reform? Audit, Please.”  Farm and Food File column for the week of October 12, 2014
Press release, ROI Study by Cattlemen’s Beef Board, July 31, 2014
Cornell ROI study on beef checkoff, released June 25, 2014
Prof. Harry Kaiser’s biography and CV, Cornell University
 
 

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of October 5, 2014

Background information for “The Price of Access: $1.2 Billion” Farm and Food File column, week of October 5, 2014
2013-2014 Individual and PAC contributions to Congressional candidates, September 30, 2014
Top 20 contributors, sugar cane & beets
“Outside” political spending, 2014
 

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