APACAgricultural Policy Analysis Center - Weekly Column

updated 08/11/2017


Policy Pennings Weekly Agricultural Policy Column

Originally published in MidAmerica Farmer Grower 
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December 2003

  1. Where has all the wheat gone?
  2. December 26, 2003 #177
  3. Will trade liberalization bring about better prices for farmers worldwide?
  4. December 19, 2003 #176
  5. U.S. could lose significant wheat and sugar acreage under trade liberalization
  6. December 12, 2003 #175
  7. World Bank study: China becomes dependent on imports to feed its population. Really?
  8. December 5, 2003 #174

November 2003

  1. World Bank study: Trade liberalization would shut down two-thirds of EU's grain and oilseed production
  2. November 28, 2003 #173
  3. How will the court rulings on livestock checkoffs affect checkoffs for crops?
  4. November 21, 2003 #172
  5. Livestock checkoff programs: What does the future hold?
  6. November 14, 2003 #171
  7. Wilmington Bulk revisited: The cost of soybean meal
  8. November 7, 2003 #170

October 2003

  1. Current commodity programs: Are they for the producers or the users?
  2. October 31, 2003 #169
  3. Wilmington Bulk to import soymeal, corn and feed wheat
  4. October 24, 2003 #168
  5. 2002 net farm income falls to 15 year low
  6. October 17, 2003 #167
  7. Changes in Australian ag support had little impact on total farm acreage
  8. October 10, 2003 #166
  9. Changes in Canadian ag support had little impact on total cropland acreage
  10. October 3, 2003 #165

September 2003

  1. Farm and non-farm industries react differently to price changes
  2. September 26, 2003 #164
  3. Food is matter of national security for all
  4. September 19, 2003 #163
  5. Rethinking US Ag Policy
  6. September 12, 2003 #162
  7. Mexico and corn
  8. September 5, 2003 #161

August 2003

  1. Elimination of agricultural subsidies
  2. August 28, 2003 #160
  3. Food Sovereignty
  4. August 22, 2003 #159
  5. China exports more agricultural products than it imports
  6. August 15, 2003 #158
  7. Imports gain increasing share of U.S. diet
  8. August 8, 2003 #157
  9. Food security
  10. August 1, 2003 #156

July 2003

  1. Aggregate acreage in Argentina like in the U.S.: Stable and always in use
  2. July 25, 2003 #155
  3. Wouldn’t it be nice?
  4. July 18, 2003 #154
  5. Major US export competitor in the distant future: EU? Brazil? It could be China!
  6. July 11, 2003 #153
  7. Multinationals continue to increase presence in Brazil
  8. July 4, 2003 #152

June 2003

  1. International producer groups offer a competing proposal for WTO ag negotiations
  2. June 27, 2003 #151
  3. Dhaka Declaration: LDCs' Proposals for WTO
  4. June 20, 2003 #150
  5. U.S. Position on WTO Ag Negotiations
  6. June 13, 2003 #149
  7. Other industries have the tools needed to manage excess capacity
  8. June 6, 2003 #148

May 2003

  1. COOL and the Canadian BSE incident
  2. May 30, 2003 #147
  3. Cost of being COOL
  4. May 23, 2003 #146
  5. Alternatives ways to keep COOL
  6. May 16, 2003 #145
  7. Rural economic development and the location of government services
  8. May 9, 2003 #144
  9. Fighting malnutrition: use trade liberalization or increase local food production?
  10. May 2, 2003 #143

April 2003

  1. Corn fed domestically and shipped internationally
  2. April 25, 2003 #142
  3. Cargill opens soybean terminal at Santarem on the Amazon in Brazil
  4. April 18, 2003 #141
  5. What is the world price?
  6. April 11, 2003 #140
  7. Brazilian acreage potential is larger than previously thought
  8. April 4, 2003 #139

March 2003

  1. Three countries account for 88 percent of world corn trade
  2. March 28, 2003 #138
  3. Income-rich Saudi Arabia prefers grow-their-own food security
  4. March 21, 2003 #137
  5. Soybeans versus soybean complex
  6. March 14, 2003 #136
  7. Domestic demand continues to outpace exports
  8. March 7, 2003 #135

February 2003

  1. Agricultural trade: Do we have a surplus or a deficit?
  2. February 28, 2003 #134
  3. "Just in time inventory" and crop prices
  4. February 21, 2003 #133
  5. Domestic demand for rice increases faster than exports
  6. February 14, 2003 #132
  7. Cuba: So close but so far away
  8. February 7, 2003 #131

January 2003

  1. Australian sheep numbers have declined; crop acreage has increased
  2. January 31, 2003 #130
  3. More axioms from the Great Plains
  4. January 24, 2003 #129
  5. Farm axioms tell a story
  6. January 17, 2003 #128
  7. Chinese diet improves
  8. January 10, 2003 #127
  9. Domestic demand: The Cinderella of crop demand
  10. January 3, 2003 #126

 


December 2003

  1. Where has all the wheat gone?
  2. December 26, 2003 #177
  3. Will trade liberalization bring about better prices for farmers worldwide?
  4. December 19, 2003 #176
  5. U.S. could lose significant wheat and sugar acreage under trade liberalization
  6. December 12, 2003 #175
  7. World Bank study: China becomes dependent on imports to feed its population. Really?
  8. December 5, 2003 #174

November 2003

  1. World Bank study: Trade liberalization would shut down two-thirds of EU's grain and oilseed production
  2. November 28, 2003 #173
  3. How will the court rulings on livestock checkoffs affect checkoffs for crops?
  4. November 21, 2003 #172
  5. Livestock checkoff programs: What does the future hold?
  6. November 14, 2003 #171
  7. Wilmington Bulk revisited: The cost of soybean meal
  8. November 7, 2003 #170

October 2003

  1. Current commodity programs: Are they for the producers or the users?
  2. October 31, 2003 #169
  3. Wilmington Bulk to import soymeal, corn and feed wheat
  4. October 24, 2003 #168
  5. 2002 net farm income falls to 15 year low
  6. October 17, 2003 #167
  7. Changes in Australian ag support had little impact on total farm acreage
  8. October 10, 2003 #166
  9. Changes in Canadian ag support had little impact on total cropland acreage
  10. October 3, 2003 #165

September 2003

  1. Farm and non-farm industries react differently to price changes
  2. September 26, 2003 #164
  3. Food is matter of national security for all
  4. September 19, 2003 #163
  5. Rethinking US Ag Policy
  6. September 12, 2003 #162
  7. Mexico and corn
  8. September 5, 2003 #161

August 2003

  1. Elimination of agricultural subsidies
  2. August 28, 2003 #160
  3. Food Sovereignty
  4. August 22, 2003 #159
  5. China exports more agricultural products than it imports
  6. August 15, 2003 #158
  7. Imports gain increasing share of U.S. diet
  8. August 8, 2003 #157
  9. Food security
  10. August 1, 2003 #156

July 2003

  1. Aggregate acreage in Argentina like in the U.S.: Stable and always in use
  2. July 25, 2003 #155
  3. Wouldn’t it be nice?
  4. July 18, 2003 #154
  5. Major US export competitor in the distant future: EU? Brazil? It could be China!
  6. July 11, 2003 #153
  7. Multinationals continue to increase presence in Brazil
  8. July 4, 2003 #152

June 2003

  1. International producer groups offer a competing proposal for WTO ag negotiations
  2. June 27, 2003 #151
  3. Dhaka Declaration: LDCs' Proposals for WTO
  4. June 20, 2003 #150
  5. U.S. Position on WTO Ag Negotiations
  6. June 13, 2003 #149
  7. Other industries have the tools needed to manage excess capacity
  8. June 6, 2003 #148

May 2003

  1. COOL and the Canadian BSE incident
  2. May 30, 2003 #147
  3. Cost of being COOL
  4. May 23, 2003 #146
  5. Alternatives ways to keep COOL
  6. May 16, 2003 #145
  7. Rural economic development and the location of government services
  8. May 9, 2003 #144
  9. Fighting malnutrition: use trade liberalization or increase local food production?
  10. May 2, 2003 #143

April 2003

  1. Corn fed domestically and shipped internationally
  2. April 25, 2003 #142
  3. Cargill opens soybean terminal at Santarem on the Amazon in Brazil
  4. April 18, 2003 #141
  5. What is the world price?
  6. April 11, 2003 #140
  7. Brazilian acreage potential is larger than previously thought
  8. April 4, 2003 #139

March 2003

  1. Three countries account for 88 percent of world corn trade
  2. March 28, 2003 #138
  3. Income-rich Saudi Arabia prefers grow-their-own food security
  4. March 21, 2003 #137
  5. Soybeans versus soybean complex
  6. March 14, 2003 #136
  7. Domestic demand continues to outpace exports
  8. March 7, 2003 #135

February 2003

  1. Agricultural trade: Do we have a surplus or a deficit?
  2. February 28, 2003 #134
  3. "Just in time inventory" and crop prices
  4. February 21, 2003 #133
  5. Domestic demand for rice increases faster than exports
  6. February 14, 2003 #132
  7. Cuba: So close but so far away
  8. February 7, 2003 #131

January 2003

  1. Australian sheep numbers have declined; crop acreage has increased
  2. January 31, 2003 #130
  3. More axioms from the Great Plains
  4. January 24, 2003 #129
  5. Farm axioms tell a story
  6. January 17, 2003 #128
  7. Chinese diet improves
  8. January 10, 2003 #127
  9. Domestic demand: The Cinderella of crop demand
  10. January 3, 2003 #126

 


December 2003

  1. Where has all the wheat gone?
  2. December 26, 2003 #177
  3. Will trade liberalization bring about better prices for farmers worldwide?
  4. December 19, 2003 #176
  5. U.S. could lose significant wheat and sugar acreage under trade liberalization
  6. December 12, 2003 #175
  7. World Bank study: China becomes dependent on imports to feed its population. Really?
  8. December 5, 2003 #174

November 2003

  1. World Bank study: Trade liberalization would shut down two-thirds of EU's grain and oilseed production
  2. November 28, 2003 #173
  3. How will the court rulings on livestock checkoffs affect checkoffs for crops?
  4. November 21, 2003 #172
  5. Livestock checkoff programs: What does the future hold?
  6. November 14, 2003 #171
  7. Wilmington Bulk revisited: The cost of soybean meal
  8. November 7, 2003 #170

October 2003

  1. Current commodity programs: Are they for the producers or the users?
  2. October 31, 2003 #169
  3. Wilmington Bulk to import soymeal, corn and feed wheat
  4. October 24, 2003 #168
  5. 2002 net farm income falls to 15 year low
  6. October 17, 2003 #167
  7. Changes in Australian ag support had little impact on total farm acreage
  8. October 10, 2003 #166
  9. Changes in Canadian ag support had little impact on total cropland acreage
  10. October 3, 2003 #165

September 2003

  1. Farm and non-farm industries react differently to price changes
  2. September 26, 2003 #164
  3. Food is matter of national security for all
  4. September 19, 2003 #163
  5. Rethinking US Ag Policy
  6. September 12, 2003 #162
  7. Mexico and corn
  8. September 5, 2003 #161

August 2003

  1. Elimination of agricultural subsidies
  2. August 28, 2003 #160
  3. Food Sovereignty
  4. August 22, 2003 #159
  5. China exports more agricultural products than it imports
  6. August 15, 2003 #158
  7. Imports gain increasing share of U.S. diet
  8. August 8, 2003 #157
  9. Food security
  10. August 1, 2003 #156

July 2003

  1. Aggregate acreage in Argentina like in the U.S.: Stable and always in use
  2. July 25, 2003 #155
  3. Wouldn’t it be nice?
  4. July 18, 2003 #154
  5. Major US export competitor in the distant future: EU? Brazil? It could be China!
  6. July 11, 2003 #153
  7. Multinationals continue to increase presence in Brazil
  8. July 4, 2003 #152

June 2003

  1. International producer groups offer a competing proposal for WTO ag negotiations
  2. June 27, 2003 #151
  3. Dhaka Declaration: LDCs' Proposals for WTO
  4. June 20, 2003 #150
  5. U.S. Position on WTO Ag Negotiations
  6. June 13, 2003 #149
  7. Other industries have the tools needed to manage excess capacity
  8. June 6, 2003 #148

May 2003

  1. COOL and the Canadian BSE incident
  2. May 30, 2003 #147
  3. Cost of being COOL
  4. May 23, 2003 #146
  5. Alternatives ways to keep COOL
  6. May 16, 2003 #145
  7. Rural economic development and the location of government services
  8. May 9, 2003 #144
  9. Fighting malnutrition: use trade liberalization or increase local food production?
  10. May 2, 2003 #143

April 2003

  1. Corn fed domestically and shipped internationally
  2. April 25, 2003 #142
  3. Cargill opens soybean terminal at Santarem on the Amazon in Brazil
  4. April 18, 2003 #141
  5. What is the world price?
  6. April 11, 2003 #140
  7. Brazilian acreage potential is larger than previously thought
  8. April 4, 2003 #139

March 2003

  1. Three countries account for 88 percent of world corn trade
  2. March 28, 2003 #138
  3. Income-rich Saudi Arabia prefers grow-their-own food security
  4. March 21, 2003 #137
  5. Soybeans versus soybean complex
  6. March 14, 2003 #136
  7. Domestic demand continues to outpace exports
  8. March 7, 2003 #135

February 2003

  1. Agricultural trade: Do we have a surplus or a deficit?
  2. February 28, 2003 #134
  3. "Just in time inventory" and crop prices
  4. February 21, 2003 #133
  5. Domestic demand for rice increases faster than exports
  6. February 14, 2003 #132
  7. Cuba: So close but so far away
  8. February 7, 2003 #131

January 2003

  1. Australian sheep numbers have declined; crop acreage has increased
  2. January 31, 2003 #130
  3. More axioms from the Great Plains
  4. January 24, 2003 #129
  5. Farm axioms tell a story
  6. January 17, 2003 #128
  7. Chinese diet improves
  8. January 10, 2003 #127
  9. Domestic demand: The Cinderella of crop demand
  10. January 3, 2003 #126