News Mentions

Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of August 17, 2014

NY Times editorial: Global Trade Talks Suffer Another Setback
Reuters piece on pro-business Narendra Modi’s “historic win”
New Yorker article detailing Modi’s “stunning” victory

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Alan quoted in Chicago Magazine

What kind of luddite still uses dial-up internet nowadays?! Well, millions of Americans have no better choice.
Alan is quoted in this recent Chicago Magazine article regarding the continued lack of rural broadband access across the country.
http://www.chicagomag.com/city-life/August-2014/Why-Would-Anyone-Still-Use-AOL/

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of August 10, 2014

NPPC president-elect arrested for trying to enter Capitol Hill office with loaded handgun
Kansas primary fight features GOP heavyweights
Agri-Pulse: PACs Pave Way for Greater Political Influence in Rural America

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of August 3, 2014

Agri-Pulse Communications homepage
First report: Digging into the Demographics
Second report: Farm Leaders Crave Comfort and Clout in New Coalitions
Third report: PACS and Political Influence in Rural America
Fourth report: Farmers Can Still Flex Muscle In Mid-Term Elections

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of July 20, 2014

Missouri’s proposed Amendment 1
Missouri Farmers Care homepage
Membership list of Missouri Farmers Care
Guest column regarding Amendment 1
Editorials opposing Amendment 1:
http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/editorials/article603633.html
http://www.joplinglobe.com/editorial/x1518892336/Our-View-Vote-no-on-Amendment-1

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of July 13, 2014

Congress’ poll numbers hit new low
Opening page of Export/Import Bank of the U.S.
Key U.S. economic sectors financed by Ex/Im Bank, 2013
Unregulated export credit competitors of U.S. Ex/Im Bank
 
Success stories of Ex/Im Bank small agbiz finance:
http://www.exim.gov/about/whatwedo/successstories/Hudson-Pecan-Company.cfm
http://www.exim.gov/about/whatwedo/successstories/North-Dakota-Oilseeds-Company-Grows-its-International-Prr.cfm

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of July 6, 2014

OTA’s working document outlining current checkoff proposal
Organic Trade Association’s push for checkoff
Northeast Organic Dairy Producers Alliance’s push against checkoff
Information regarding USDA’s checkoff programs

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of June 22, 2014

Ceres report on climate change and impact on U.S. corn production
U.S. EPA fact sheet on global water sources and use
Estimated impact of drought on California farms & ranches in 2014
National Geographic “Quest for Sustainable Corn Production”

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of June 8, 2014

Food & Water Watch Report: Grocery Goliaths
GroceryGoliaths

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of June 1, 2014

Department of Justice announcement approved big flour deal May 20, 2014
Food Business News story on Milner Milling acquiring Cereal Processors March 10, 2014
Harvest Public Media’s story on the Ardent flour merger November 13, 2013
American Antitrust Institute Letter to DOJ February 18, 2014
Food & Water Watch comment on proposed Ardent deal April 5, 2014

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