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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of November 4, 2018

Background information for “Brother, Can You Spare a Cup of Water?”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, November 4, 2018
Summary, U.S. water use, U.S. Geological Service (USGS), 2018
Full 2018 USGS report
The beleaguered U.S. water system, Council on Foreign Relations, July 18, 2017
Irrigation & Water Use, Economic Research Service, USDA, July 19, 2018
Are […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of October 28, 2018

Background information for “The Road to Perdition Always Leads South”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, October 28, 2018

USDA launches tariff mitigation program, USDA, September 4, 2018

Soybean price potential, farmdocDaily, University of Illinois, October 15, 2018

U.S. open to trade talks with EU, Japan, China, The Hill, October 16, 2018

China will not surrender to US […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of October 21, 2018

Background information for “A Cautionary Note from Sand County”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, October 21, 2018
Biography, Aldo Leopold, via Aldo Leopold Foundation
United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), October 8, 2018
Summary of IPCC report
We have 12 years to limit climate change, The Guardian, October 8, 2018
World has just over […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of October 7, 2018

Background information for “High Stakes and Bad Bets”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, October 7, 2018
Trump Hails Revised NAFTA as a Trade Promise Kept, New York Times, October 1, 2018
The New NAFTA, Farm Policy News – University of Illinois, October 1, 2018
House votes to extend tax cuts, The Washington Post, September […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of September 30, 2018

Background information for “Sometimes You Get What You Vote For”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning Sunday, September 30, 2018
World Agricultural Supply & Demand Estimates, USDA, September 12, 2018
Soybean exports since onset of tariffs, farmdocDAILY, September 10, 2018
Trump hates trade deficits, most economists don’t, New York Times, March 5, 2018
A farmer: Trump’s tariffs shake […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of September 23, 2018

Background information for “Tell Me if You’ve Heard This Before”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, September 23, 2018
No one satisfied with new Farm Bill, New York Times, December 19, 1981
Value added to U.S. crops, 1980s, nominal dollars, USDA
It’s quittin’ time for costly PIK, Washington Post, January 8, 1984
The CRP: Paying farmers […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of September 16, 2018

Background information for “September Slips Away and So Do Solutions”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, September 16, 2018
Trump willing to shut down government over border wall, PBS News, July 29, 2018
U.S. Federal Budget Breakdown, The Balance, August 14, 2018
CBO projects booming deficits, The Hill, April 9, 2018
IMF: Tax cuts fuel boom […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of September 2, 2018

Background information for “The Carrot, The Stick, and You”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, September 2, 2018
USDA payment rates for tariff ‘mitigation’ action, USDA, August 27, 2018
Midwest scores big on Trump tariff payments, FERN, August 29, 2018 (paywall)
Market facilitation program: Impacts and initial analysis, farmdocDAILY, August, 28, 2018
USDA aid package fails […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of August 26, 2018

Background information for “The People’s Department–For the Time Being”
Farm and Food File column for the week beginning Sunday, August 26, 2018
The Lessons of History, ERS, Informing Public Policy
USDA to realign ERS, relocate ERS and NIFA, USDA press release, August 9, 2018
Economists ‘stunned’ by USDA’s decision, Politico, August 15, 2018
Notice for Request of Interest, USDA, Federal […]

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Supporting Documents for Farm and Food File, Week of August 12, 2018

Background information for “Meet Your New Boss, Same as the Old Boss”
Farm and Food File for the week beginning August 12, 2018
Grocery Manufacturers Association
Grocery Manufacturers Association, company profile, Bloomberg
GMA spends $11 million fighting GMO labeling, The New Food Economy, November 11, 2016
The Big Washington Food Fight, Politico, November 26, 2017
Two more major food companies part […]

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