News Mentions

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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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 25, 2014

Heritage Foundation’s “Issue Brief” on U.S. Ag policy gone astray May 5, 2014
Farm Policy Facts rebuttal to Heritage Foundation report  May 16, 2014

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Supporting documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 18, 2014

Daily Yonder: Life in the Slow Lane: Edyael Casaperalta’s story on poor Internet service for rural America
New York Times: FCC Moves to “Fast Lane”
Vox: Big Cable’s Fight for Internet Lanes

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Supporting documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 11, 2014

Tufts University-ActionAid USA report Rising to the Challenge:
http://www.ase.tufts.edu/gdae/Pubs/rp/GC62Oct13Wise.pdf

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of May 4, 2014

National Geographic’s food portal, NatGeoFood.com:
http://food.nationalgeographic.com/

National Geographic’s May 2104 story, Eat: The New Food Revolution:
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/foodfeatures/feeding-9-billion/#topskip

University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment:
http://environment.umn.edu/

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of April 27, 2014

Truth In Food:
http://truthinfood.com/
Chipotle:
http://www.chipotle.com/en-US/default.aspx?type=default
USDA Daily Dietary Guidelines:
http://www.cnpp.usda.gov/publications/mypyramid/originalfoodguidepyramids/fgp/fgppamphlet.pdf

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

New Zealand beef production and exports:
http://beef2live.com/story-new-zealand-cattle-beef-120-106615 
U.S. live cattle imports, 1989-2013:
http://beef2live.com/story-cattle-imports-canada-mexico-1989-2013-89-110833
Sen. Stabenow’s press release on “Advanced Biofuels” hearing:
http://www.ag.senate.gov/newsroom/press/release/stabenow-advanced-biofuels-to-grow-economy
2012 Iowa State University ethanol study:
http://www.card.iastate.edu/publications/dbs/pdffiles/12wp528.pdf 
PEDv data and analysis:
http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/usda/current/HogsPigs/HogsPigs-03-28-2014.txt
http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2014/04/pork-pedv-losses-not-as-large-as-expected.html
 

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