APACAgricultural Policy Analysis Center - Weekly Column

updated 12/08/2017


Policy Pennings Weekly Agricultural Policy Column

Originally published in MidAmerica Farmer Grower 
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2) An email sent to hdschaffer@utk.edu indicating how often you intend on running the column and your total circulation. Also, please send one copy of the first issue with the column in it to Harwood Schaffer, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center, 1708 Capistrano Dr., Knoxville, TN 37922.

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December 2002

  1. Acreage devoted to export production shrinks over last 25 years
  2. December 27, 2002 #125
  3. Farmers tend to respond similarly, the world around
  4. December 20, 2002 #124
  5. China: Our knight in shining armor or . . .?
  6. December 13, 2002 #123
  7. Public agricultural research: Is it trade distorting?
  8. December 6, 2002 #122

November 2002

  1. Is food too important to be left to WTO?
  2. November 29, 2002 #121
  3. Further peculiarities of coupled and decoupled payments
  4. November 22, 2002 #120
  5. Total acreages' response to price is the "REAL" supply response issue
  6. November 15, 2002 #119
  7. Can Lula get what Lula wants?
  8. November 8, 2002 #118
  9. Yes, Decoupled, but decoupled from what?
  10. November 1, 2002 #117

October 2002

  1. Bioterrorism - the high economic costs of an attack
  2. October 25, 2002 #116
  3. Subsidies II: Exploding production south of the equator
  4. October 18, 2002 #115
  5. Low Prices Here and Abroad: Are U.S. Subsidies the Cause or the Result?
  6. October 11, 2002 #114
  7. China: The more things change, the more they stay the same
  8. October 4, 2002 #113

September 2002

  1. Crop Insurance and Disasters
  2. September 27, 2002 #112
  3. Weather: Blessing in disguise or just a disguise?
  4. September 20, 2002 #111
  5. Export values up, net income down: Which is more important?
  6. September 13, 2002 #110
  7. Are we better off without government stocks overhanging the market?
  8. September 6, 2002 #109

August 2002

  1. New York Times joins the club
  2. August 30, 2002 #108
  3. Tobacco Quota Buyout: Is It Will or Is It When?
  4. August 23, 2002 #107
  5. Progressive downward shift in prices since 1996 affects wheat
  6. August 16, 2002 #106
  7. Soybean stocks-to-use ratio declines, but soybean prices decline anyway
  8. August 9, 2002 #105
  9. Why have corn prices been so low?
  10. August 2, 2002 #104

July 2002

  1. Notice to Mali farmers: Forget subsidy levels; Focus on lack of policies to limit production
  2. July 26, 2002 #103
  3. Drought induced price spike could cause even lower prices later
  4. July 19, 2002 #102

June 2002

  1. Relaxation of the Jones Act could help Midwest maintain hold on Southeast U.S. grain markets
  2. June 28, 2002 #101
  3. Water vs. land transportation of domestically used grain
  4. June 21, 2002 #100
  5. International trade competitors severely criticize 2002 Farm Bill
  6. June 14, 2002 #99
  7. California's a brand new game
  8. June 7, 2002 #98

May 2002

  1. Conservation programs are not a substitute for commodity programs
  2. May 31, 2002 #97
  3. Editorialists' tone masks crop agriculture's real problems
  4. May 24, 2002 #96
  5. This is not your father's ol'-farm-bill!
  6. May 17, 2002 #95
  7. Five gallons of water and the Atlantic Ocean
  8. May 10, 2002 #94
  9. Following in the footsteps of the 1996 Farm bill: When "What ought to be" does not correspond to "What is"
  10. May 3, 2002 #93

April 2002

  1. Top-Ten Reasons to Start Over on Farm Bill
  2. April 26, 2002 #92
  3. Is a Tobacco Buyout on the Horizon?
  4. April 19, 2002 #91
  5. What's Ailing Tobacco?
  6. April 12, 2002 #90
  7. Tobacco: The darling of supply control and price support programs (until now)
  8. April 5, 2002 #89

March 2002

  1. Cost of Avoiding Real Issue: $17 billion a Year
  2. March 29, 2002 #88
  3. Packer Ownership of Livestock is Contentious Issue in Farm Bill Debate
  4. March 22, 2002 #87
  5. Is it $6 Billion or $50+ Billion?
  6. March 15, 2002 #86
  7. Payment Caps Stir Interest in Farm Bill
  8. March 1, 2002 #85

February 2002

  1. House and Senate Farm Bills: Six of One or Half-a-Dozen of the Other
  2. February 22, 2002 #84
  3. Promotion and Sales efforts did not Guarantee Edsel's Success
  4. February 15, 2002 #83
  5. Zig Ziglar for Undersecretary of Agriculture for Trade Promotion
  6. February 8, 2002 #82
  7. U.S. is the World’s Storage Granary
  8. February 1, 2002 #81

January 2002

  1. What Have We Bought With Nearly $100 Billion?
  2. January 25, 2002 #80
  3. Are We Courting Disaster?
  4. January18, 2002 #79
  5. Year in Review: Dollars Drive Farm Bill Debate
  6. January 11, 2002 #78
  7. Year in Review: A Potpourri of Issues
  8. January 4, 2001 #77

 

 


December 2002

  1. Acreage devoted to export production shrinks over last 25 years
  2. December 27, 2002 #125
  3. Farmers tend to respond similarly, the world around
  4. December 20, 2002 #124
  5. China: Our knight in shining armor or . . .?
  6. December 13, 2002 #123
  7. Public agricultural research: Is it trade distorting?
  8. December 6, 2002 #122

November 2002

  1. Is food too important to be left to WTO?
  2. November 29, 2002 #121
  3. Further peculiarities of coupled and decoupled payments
  4. November 22, 2002 #120
  5. Total acreages' response to price is the "REAL" supply response issue
  6. November 15, 2002 #119
  7. Can Lula get what Lula wants?
  8. November 8, 2002 #118
  9. Yes, Decoupled, but decoupled from what?
  10. November 1, 2002 #117

October 2002

  1. Bioterrorism - the high economic costs of an attack
  2. October 25, 2002 #116
  3. Subsidies II: Exploding production south of the equator
  4. October 18, 2002 #115
  5. Low Prices Here and Abroad: Are U.S. Subsidies the Cause or the Result?
  6. October 11, 2002 #114
  7. China: The more things change, the more they stay the same
  8. October 4, 2002 #113

September 2002

  1. Crop Insurance and Disasters
  2. September 27, 2002 #112
  3. Weather: Blessing in disguise or just a disguise?
  4. September 20, 2002 #111
  5. Export values up, net income down: Which is more important?
  6. September 13, 2002 #110
  7. Are we better off without government stocks overhanging the market?
  8. September 6, 2002 #109

August 2002

  1. New York Times joins the club
  2. August 30, 2002 #108
  3. Tobacco Quota Buyout: Is It Will or Is It When?
  4. August 23, 2002 #107
  5. Progressive downward shift in prices since 1996 affects wheat
  6. August 16, 2002 #106
  7. Soybean stocks-to-use ratio declines, but soybean prices decline anyway
  8. August 9, 2002 #105
  9. Why have corn prices been so low?
  10. August 2, 2002 #104

July 2002

  1. Notice to Mali farmers: Forget subsidy levels; Focus on lack of policies to limit production
  2. July 26, 2002 #103
  3. Drought induced price spike could cause even lower prices later
  4. July 19, 2002 #102

June 2002

  1. Relaxation of the Jones Act could help Midwest maintain hold on Southeast U.S. grain markets
  2. June 28, 2002 #101
  3. Water vs. land transportation of domestically used grain
  4. June 21, 2002 #100
  5. International trade competitors severely criticize 2002 Farm Bill
  6. June 14, 2002 #99
  7. California's a brand new game
  8. June 7, 2002 #98

May 2002

  1. Conservation programs are not a substitute for commodity programs
  2. May 31, 2002 #97
  3. Editorialists' tone masks crop agriculture's real problems
  4. May 24, 2002 #96
  5. This is not your father's ol'-farm-bill!
  6. May 17, 2002 #95
  7. Five gallons of water and the Atlantic Ocean
  8. May 10, 2002 #94
  9. Following in the footsteps of the 1996 Farm bill: When "What ought to be" does not correspond to "What is"
  10. May 3, 2002 #93

April 2002

  1. Top-Ten Reasons to Start Over on Farm Bill
  2. April 26, 2002 #92
  3. Is a Tobacco Buyout on the Horizon?
  4. April 19, 2002 #91
  5. What's Ailing Tobacco?
  6. April 12, 2002 #90
  7. Tobacco: The darling of supply control and price support programs (until now)
  8. April 5, 2002 #89

March 2002

  1. Cost of Avoiding Real Issue: $17 billion a Year
  2. March 29, 2002 #88
  3. Packer Ownership of Livestock is Contentious Issue in Farm Bill Debate
  4. March 22, 2002 #87
  5. Is it $6 Billion or $50+ Billion?
  6. March 15, 2002 #86
  7. Payment Caps Stir Interest in Farm Bill
  8. March 1, 2002 #85

February 2002

  1. House and Senate Farm Bills: Six of One or Half-a-Dozen of the Other
  2. February 22, 2002 #84
  3. Promotion and Sales efforts did not Guarantee Edsel's Success
  4. February 15, 2002 #83
  5. Zig Ziglar for Undersecretary of Agriculture for Trade Promotion
  6. February 8, 2002 #82
  7. U.S. is the World’s Storage Granary
  8. February 1, 2002 #81

January 2002

  1. What Have We Bought With Nearly $100 Billion?
  2. January 25, 2002 #80
  3. Are We Courting Disaster?
  4. January18, 2002 #79
  5. Year in Review: Dollars Drive Farm Bill Debate
  6. January 11, 2002 #78
  7. Year in Review: A Potpourri of Issues
  8. January 4, 2001 #77

 

 


December 2002

  1. Acreage devoted to export production shrinks over last 25 years
  2. December 27, 2002 #125
  3. Farmers tend to respond similarly, the world around
  4. December 20, 2002 #124
  5. China: Our knight in shining armor or . . .?
  6. December 13, 2002 #123
  7. Public agricultural research: Is it trade distorting?
  8. December 6, 2002 #122

November 2002

  1. Is food too important to be left to WTO?
  2. November 29, 2002 #121
  3. Further peculiarities of coupled and decoupled payments
  4. November 22, 2002 #120
  5. Total acreages' response to price is the "REAL" supply response issue
  6. November 15, 2002 #119
  7. Can Lula get what Lula wants?
  8. November 8, 2002 #118
  9. Yes, Decoupled, but decoupled from what?
  10. November 1, 2002 #117

October 2002

  1. Bioterrorism - the high economic costs of an attack
  2. October 25, 2002 #116
  3. Subsidies II: Exploding production south of the equator
  4. October 18, 2002 #115
  5. Low Prices Here and Abroad: Are U.S. Subsidies the Cause or the Result?
  6. October 11, 2002 #114
  7. China: The more things change, the more they stay the same
  8. October 4, 2002 #113

September 2002

  1. Crop Insurance and Disasters
  2. September 27, 2002 #112
  3. Weather: Blessing in disguise or just a disguise?
  4. September 20, 2002 #111
  5. Export values up, net income down: Which is more important?
  6. September 13, 2002 #110
  7. Are we better off without government stocks overhanging the market?
  8. September 6, 2002 #109

August 2002

  1. New York Times joins the club
  2. August 30, 2002 #108
  3. Tobacco Quota Buyout: Is It Will or Is It When?
  4. August 23, 2002 #107
  5. Progressive downward shift in prices since 1996 affects wheat
  6. August 16, 2002 #106
  7. Soybean stocks-to-use ratio declines, but soybean prices decline anyway
  8. August 9, 2002 #105
  9. Why have corn prices been so low?
  10. August 2, 2002 #104

July 2002

  1. Notice to Mali farmers: Forget subsidy levels; Focus on lack of policies to limit production
  2. July 26, 2002 #103
  3. Drought induced price spike could cause even lower prices later
  4. July 19, 2002 #102

June 2002

  1. Relaxation of the Jones Act could help Midwest maintain hold on Southeast U.S. grain markets
  2. June 28, 2002 #101
  3. Water vs. land transportation of domestically used grain
  4. June 21, 2002 #100
  5. International trade competitors severely criticize 2002 Farm Bill
  6. June 14, 2002 #99
  7. California's a brand new game
  8. June 7, 2002 #98

May 2002

  1. Conservation programs are not a substitute for commodity programs
  2. May 31, 2002 #97
  3. Editorialists' tone masks crop agriculture's real problems
  4. May 24, 2002 #96
  5. This is not your father's ol'-farm-bill!
  6. May 17, 2002 #95
  7. Five gallons of water and the Atlantic Ocean
  8. May 10, 2002 #94
  9. Following in the footsteps of the 1996 Farm bill: When "What ought to be" does not correspond to "What is"
  10. May 3, 2002 #93

April 2002

  1. Top-Ten Reasons to Start Over on Farm Bill
  2. April 26, 2002 #92
  3. Is a Tobacco Buyout on the Horizon?
  4. April 19, 2002 #91
  5. What's Ailing Tobacco?
  6. April 12, 2002 #90
  7. Tobacco: The darling of supply control and price support programs (until now)
  8. April 5, 2002 #89

March 2002

  1. Cost of Avoiding Real Issue: $17 billion a Year
  2. March 29, 2002 #88
  3. Packer Ownership of Livestock is Contentious Issue in Farm Bill Debate
  4. March 22, 2002 #87
  5. Is it $6 Billion or $50+ Billion?
  6. March 15, 2002 #86
  7. Payment Caps Stir Interest in Farm Bill
  8. March 1, 2002 #85

February 2002

  1. House and Senate Farm Bills: Six of One or Half-a-Dozen of the Other
  2. February 22, 2002 #84
  3. Promotion and Sales efforts did not Guarantee Edsel's Success
  4. February 15, 2002 #83
  5. Zig Ziglar for Undersecretary of Agriculture for Trade Promotion
  6. February 8, 2002 #82
  7. U.S. is the World’s Storage Granary
  8. February 1, 2002 #81

January 2002

  1. What Have We Bought With Nearly $100 Billion?
  2. January 25, 2002 #80
  3. Are We Courting Disaster?
  4. January18, 2002 #79
  5. Year in Review: Dollars Drive Farm Bill Debate
  6. January 11, 2002 #78
  7. Year in Review: A Potpourri of Issues
  8. January 4, 2001 #77