APACAgricultural Policy Analysis Center - Weekly Column

updated 06/09/2017


Policy Pennings Weekly Agricultural Policy Column

Originally published in MidAmerica Farmer Grower 
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December 2005

  1. Subsidy elimination: Would it be the panacea seen by some?
  2. December 30, 2005 #282
  3. Freedom to Farm: The root of current farm-related problems
  4. December 23, 2005 #281
  5. Errors in methodology can affect policy conclusions
  6. December 16, 2005 #280
  7. WTO and the fate of peasant farmers
  8. December 9, 2005 #279
  9. Asian Crisis Revisited
  10. December 2, 2005 #278

November 2005

  1. If growth in world demand is the key, why are US crop exports not growing?
  2. November 25, 2005 # 277
  3. Would switching to green payments prevent corn piles?
  4. November 18, 2005 # 276
  5. Producers argue for sound science, some consumers prefer precautionary principle
  6. November 11, 2005 #275
  7. Portman calls for cutting US farm payments by half or more
  8. November 4, 2005 #274

October 2005

  1. Is it as simple as: EU lowers farm tariffs, US benefits?
  2. October 28, 2005 #273
  3. US unveils triple 5-year subsidy reduction plan for agricultural trade
  4. October 21, 2005 #272
  5. Gleaning the shape of the new farm bill
  6. October 14, 2005 #271
  7. Insurance being touted as core of 2007 Farm Bill
  8. October 7, 2005 #270

September 2005

  1. Two issues may shape the 2007 Farm Bill
  2. September 30, 2005 #269
  3. Policy premise correct three times a century
  4. September 23, 2005 #268
  5. Katrina hits agriculture
  6. September 16, 2005 #267
  7. Hurricane aftermath
  8. September 9, 2005 #266
  9. Biomass as a part of supply management
  10. September 2, 2005 #265

August 2005

  1. Farmer-oriented blueprint increases corn prices 37%
  2. August 26, 2005 #264
  3. Eliminating commodity programs reduces net farm income by 25%
  4. August 19, 2005 #263
  5. Pursuing a new vision for agricultural policy: Basic Principles
  6. August 12, 2005 #262
  7. Farm commodity policy: Cost is an issue
  8. August 5, 2005 #261

July 2005

  1. On eliminating the counter cyclical payments
  2. July 29, 2005 #260
  3. The case for eliminating LDPs
  4. July 22, 2005 #259
  5. Bush calls for elimination of agricultural subsidies
  6. July 15, 2005 #258
  7. Consumer preference is a demand characteristic
  8. July 8, 2005 #257
  9. Using biotechnology to improve the yield and quality of rice
  10. July 1, 2005 #256

June 2005

  1. Is Bio-pharming Tobacco a Pipe Dream?
  2. June 24, 2005 #255
  3. Bio-pharming
  4. June 17, 2005 #254
  5. Checkoff lawsuits: It ain’t over ’till its over
  6. June 10, 2005 #253
  7. The week that was in the US beef industry
  8. June 3, 2005 #252

May 2005

  1. What a difference a day makes
  2. May 27, 2005 #251
  3. China remembers famine: Food security is a high priority
  4. May 20, 2005 #250
  5. Food pyramid: A basis for commodity policy?
  6. May 13, 2005 #249
  7. It’s price responsiveness! It’s price responsiveness!! It’s price responsiveness!!!
  8. May 6, 2005 #248

April 2005

  1. Fast-food firms don't find farm programs yummy
  2. April 29, 2005 #247
  3. If a buy out works for tobacco, why not a buyout program for all crops?
  4. April 22, 2005 #246
  5. Overproduction: What it means depends upon who you ask
  6. April 15, 2005 #245
  7. Energy: Choose your crystal ball
  8. April 8, 2005 #244
  9. Oil and the changes in agriculture
  10. April 1, 2005 #243

March 2005

  1. High priced oil
  2. March 25, 2005 #242
  3. Curiouser and curiouser this BSE Saga
  4. March 18, 2005 #241
  5. One world government?
  6. March 11, 2005 #240
  7. Trade goals
  8. March 4, 2005 #239

February 2005

  1. Agricultural balance of trade
  2. February 25, 2005 #238
  3. Budget cuts released, agriculture targeted
  4. February 18, 2005 #237
  5. Agriculture: A "countries' rights" issue?
  6. February 11, 2005 #236
  7. Will agriculture's funding be slashed to reduce the budget deficit?
  8. February 4, 2005 #235

January 2005

  1. Application of nineteenth century laws to twenty-first century technologies?
  2. January 28, 2005 #234
  3. On compensating producers who contract production
  4. January 21, 2005 #233
  5. Canada and BSE: It isn't "rocket" science
  6. January 14, 2005 #232
  7. BSE and the North American cattle market
  8. January 5, 2005 #231

December 2005

  1. Subsidy elimination: Would it be the panacea seen by some?
  2. December 30, 2005 #282
  3. Freedom to Farm: The root of current farm-related problems
  4. December 23, 2005 #281
  5. Errors in methodology can affect policy conclusions
  6. December 16, 2005 #280
  7. WTO and the fate of peasant farmers
  8. December 9, 2005 #279
  9. Asian Crisis Revisited
  10. December 2, 2005 #278

November 2005

  1. If growth in world demand is the key, why are US crop exports not growing?
  2. November 25, 2005 # 277
  3. Would switching to green payments prevent corn piles?
  4. November 18, 2005 # 276
  5. Producers argue for sound science, some consumers prefer precautionary principle
  6. November 11, 2005 #275
  7. Portman calls for cutting US farm payments by half or more
  8. November 4, 2005 #274

October 2005

  1. Is it as simple as: EU lowers farm tariffs, US benefits?
  2. October 28, 2005 #273
  3. US unveils triple 5-year subsidy reduction plan for agricultural trade
  4. October 21, 2005 #272
  5. Gleaning the shape of the new farm bill
  6. October 14, 2005 #271
  7. Insurance being touted as core of 2007 Farm Bill
  8. October 7, 2005 #270

September 2005

  1. Two issues may shape the 2007 Farm Bill
  2. September 30, 2005 #269
  3. Policy premise correct three times a century
  4. September 23, 2005 #268
  5. Katrina hits agriculture
  6. September 16, 2005 #267
  7. Hurricane aftermath
  8. September 9, 2005 #266
  9. Biomass as a part of supply management
  10. September 2, 2005 #265

August 2005

  1. Farmer-oriented blueprint increases corn prices 37%
  2. August 26, 2005 #264
  3. Eliminating commodity programs reduces net farm income by 25%
  4. August 19, 2005 #263
  5. Pursuing a new vision for agricultural policy: Basic Principles
  6. August 12, 2005 #262
  7. Farm commodity policy: Cost is an issue
  8. August 5, 2005 #261

July 2005

  1. On eliminating the counter cyclical payments
  2. July 29, 2005 #260
  3. The case for eliminating LDPs
  4. July 22, 2005 #259
  5. Bush calls for elimination of agricultural subsidies
  6. July 15, 2005 #258
  7. Consumer preference is a demand characteristic
  8. July 8, 2005 #257
  9. Using biotechnology to improve the yield and quality of rice
  10. July 1, 2005 #256

June 2005

  1. Is Bio-pharming Tobacco a Pipe Dream?
  2. June 24, 2005 #255
  3. Bio-pharming
  4. June 17, 2005 #254
  5. Checkoff lawsuits: It ain’t over ’till its over
  6. June 10, 2005 #253
  7. The week that was in the US beef industry
  8. June 3, 2005 #252

May 2005

  1. What a difference a day makes
  2. May 27, 2005 #251
  3. China remembers famine: Food security is a high priority
  4. May 20, 2005 #250
  5. Food pyramid: A basis for commodity policy?
  6. May 13, 2005 #249
  7. It’s price responsiveness! It’s price responsiveness!! It’s price responsiveness!!!
  8. May 6, 2005 #248

April 2005

  1. Fast-food firms don't find farm programs yummy
  2. April 29, 2005 #247
  3. If a buy out works for tobacco, why not a buyout program for all crops?
  4. April 22, 2005 #246
  5. Overproduction: What it means depends upon who you ask
  6. April 15, 2005 #245
  7. Energy: Choose your crystal ball
  8. April 8, 2005 #244
  9. Oil and the changes in agriculture
  10. April 1, 2005 #243

March 2005

  1. High priced oil
  2. March 25, 2005 #242
  3. Curiouser and curiouser this BSE Saga
  4. March 18, 2005 #241
  5. One world government?
  6. March 11, 2005 #240
  7. Trade goals
  8. March 4, 2005 #239

February 2005

  1. Agricultural balance of trade
  2. February 25, 2005 #238
  3. Budget cuts released, agriculture targeted
  4. February 18, 2005 #237
  5. Agriculture: A "countries' rights" issue?
  6. February 11, 2005 #236
  7. Will agriculture's funding be slashed to reduce the budget deficit?
  8. February 4, 2005 #235

January 2005

  1. Application of nineteenth century laws to twenty-first century technologies?
  2. January 28, 2005 #234
  3. On compensating producers who contract production
  4. January 21, 2005 #233
  5. Canada and BSE: It isn't "rocket" science
  6. January 14, 2005 #232
  7. BSE and the North American cattle market
  8. January 5, 2005 #231

 


December 2005

  1. Subsidy elimination: Would it be the panacea seen by some?
  2. December 30, 2005 #282
  3. Freedom to Farm: The root of current farm-related problems
  4. December 23, 2005 #281
  5. Errors in methodology can affect policy conclusions
  6. December 16, 2005 #280
  7. WTO and the fate of peasant farmers
  8. December 9, 2005 #279
  9. Asian Crisis Revisited
  10. December 2, 2005 #278

November 2005

  1. If growth in world demand is the key, why are US crop exports not growing?
  2. November 25, 2005 # 277
  3. Would switching to green payments prevent corn piles?
  4. November 18, 2005 # 276
  5. Producers argue for sound science, some consumers prefer precautionary principle
  6. November 11, 2005 #275
  7. Portman calls for cutting US farm payments by half or more
  8. November 4, 2005 #274

October 2005

  1. Is it as simple as: EU lowers farm tariffs, US benefits?
  2. October 28, 2005 #273
  3. US unveils triple 5-year subsidy reduction plan for agricultural trade
  4. October 21, 2005 #272
  5. Gleaning the shape of the new farm bill
  6. October 14, 2005 #271
  7. Insurance being touted as core of 2007 Farm Bill
  8. October 7, 2005 #270

September 2005

  1. Two issues may shape the 2007 Farm Bill
  2. September 30, 2005 #269
  3. Policy premise correct three times a century
  4. September 23, 2005 #268
  5. Katrina hits agriculture
  6. September 16, 2005 #267
  7. Hurricane aftermath
  8. September 9, 2005 #266
  9. Biomass as a part of supply management
  10. September 2, 2005 #265

August 2005

  1. Farmer-oriented blueprint increases corn prices 37%
  2. August 26, 2005 #264
  3. Eliminating commodity programs reduces net farm income by 25%
  4. August 19, 2005 #263
  5. Pursuing a new vision for agricultural policy: Basic Principles
  6. August 12, 2005 #262
  7. Farm commodity policy: Cost is an issue
  8. August 5, 2005 #261

July 2005

  1. On eliminating the counter cyclical payments
  2. July 29, 2005 #260
  3. The case for eliminating LDPs
  4. July 22, 2005 #259
  5. Bush calls for elimination of agricultural subsidies
  6. July 15, 2005 #258
  7. Consumer preference is a demand characteristic
  8. July 8, 2005 #257
  9. Using biotechnology to improve the yield and quality of rice
  10. July 1, 2005 #256

June 2005

  1. Is Bio-pharming Tobacco a Pipe Dream?
  2. June 24, 2005 #255
  3. Bio-pharming
  4. June 17, 2005 #254
  5. Checkoff lawsuits: It ain’t over ’till its over
  6. June 10, 2005 #253
  7. The week that was in the US beef industry
  8. June 3, 2005 #252

May 2005

  1. What a difference a day makes
  2. May 27, 2005 #251
  3. China remembers famine: Food security is a high priority
  4. May 20, 2005 #250
  5. Food pyramid: A basis for commodity policy?
  6. May 13, 2005 #249
  7. It’s price responsiveness! It’s price responsiveness!! It’s price responsiveness!!!
  8. May 6, 2005 #248

April 2005

  1. Fast-food firms don't find farm programs yummy
  2. April 29, 2005 #247
  3. If a buy out works for tobacco, why not a buyout program for all crops?
  4. April 22, 2005 #246
  5. Overproduction: What it means depends upon who you ask
  6. April 15, 2005 #245
  7. Energy: Choose your crystal ball
  8. April 8, 2005 #244
  9. Oil and the changes in agriculture
  10. April 1, 2005 #243

March 2005

  1. High priced oil
  2. March 25, 2005 #242
  3. Curiouser and curiouser this BSE Saga
  4. March 18, 2005 #241
  5. One world government?
  6. March 11, 2005 #240
  7. Trade goals
  8. March 4, 2005 #239

February 2005

  1. Agricultural balance of trade
  2. February 25, 2005 #238
  3. Budget cuts released, agriculture targeted
  4. February 18, 2005 #237
  5. Agriculture: A "countries' rights" issue?
  6. February 11, 2005 #236
  7. Will agriculture's funding be slashed to reduce the budget deficit?
  8. February 4, 2005 #235

January 2005

  1. Application of nineteenth century laws to twenty-first century technologies?
  2. January 28, 2005 #234
  3. On compensating producers who contract production
  4. January 21, 2005 #233
  5. Canada and BSE: It isn't "rocket" science
  6. January 14, 2005 #232
  7. BSE and the North American cattle market
  8. January 5, 2005 #231