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Policy Pennings Weekly Agricultural Policy Column

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December 2008

  1. WTO trade negotiations: Implications for the US and developing countries
  2. December 26, 2008 #439
  3. Building agricultural and food policy from the ground up, beginning with key concepts
  4. December 19, 2008 #438
  5. Leading statements can cause farmers to jump to incorrect conclusions
  6. December 12, 2008 #437
  7. Supply response to sky-high prices: old reliables and an eye-opening new approach
  8. December 5, 2008 #436

November 2008

  1. GMA rails against ethanol subsidies but benefited from federal farm subsidies for years
  2. November 28, 2008 #435
  3. It is no wonder agriculture has been a Doha stumbling block
  4. November 21, 2008 #434
  5. Corn prices have tumbled—USDA’s price forecast, not so much
  6. November 14, 2008 #433
  7. President Clinton discusses food aid and other agricultural issues with the benefit of hindsight
  8. November 7, 2008 #432

October 2008

  1. Financial and food crises shock one and all—even revered policy wonks
  2. October 31, 2008 #431
  3. A new plateau for corn prices would nice but is it realistic?
  4. October 24, 2008 #430
  5. Dealing with the credit crisis down on the farm
  6. October 17, 2008 #429
  7. With meat packer applause, USDA undermines the legislative intent of COOL
  8. October 10, 2008 #428
  9. Is extremism in the name of free markets a virtue or a vice?
  10. October 3, 2008 #427

September 2008

  1. USDA Farm Bill rules and regs—legislating from the executive bench
  2. September 26, 2008 #426
  3. Creekstone BSE case: Latest rulings and a “new test” development
  4. September 19, 2008 #425
  5. Washington consensus phase II?
  6. September 12, 2008 #424
  7. World Bank studies beginning to acknowledge the elephants in the global living room?
  8. September 5, 2008 #423

August 2008

  1. Doha: Agricultural negotiations and the Hippocratic oath
  2. August 29, 2008 #422
  3. Reasons for Doha’s collapse are more deeply-rooted than the “flood of imports” sound bite
  4. August 22, 2008 #421
  5. Doha confusion: Came early and stayed late
  6. August 15, 2008 #420
  7. What happens when WTO sees agriculture as just another industry?
  8. August 8, 2008#419
  9. It is hazardous to predict the future: More so if Half of the factors are ignored
  10. August 1, 2008 #418

July 2008

  1. A 1,700 acre farming operation in China and Saturday-night like activity in town
  2. July 25, 2008 #417
  3. China: Black soil, tractors and nematodes
  4. July 18, 2008 #416
  5. Touring the black soil area of China
  6. July 11, 2008 #415
  7. China's dramatic growth in soybean imports and its commodity price impact
  8. July 4, 2008 #414

June 2008

  1. China imports US poultry: US flock size and corn demand virtually unaffected
  2. June 27, 2008 #413
  3. Agriculture in the North China Plain
  4. June 20, 2008 #412
  5. Windshield farming in China
  6. June 13, 2008 #411
  7. Since 2000, China has reduced massive rice and wheat stock levels but are now exporters of both
  8. June 6, 2008 #410

May 2008

  1. USDA top officials versus USDA data
  2. May 30, 2008 #409
  3. Data show that China’s more meat-based diet is NOT the cause of ballooned international corn prices?
  4. May 23, 2008 #408
  5. China's meat consumption and production trends
  6. May 16, 2008 #407
  7. As Yogi Berra would say: It’s déjà vu all over again
  8. May 9, 2008 #406
  9. Conventional wisdom versus learning from history
  10. May 2, 2008 #405

April 2008

  1. How does this crop price run-up compare with previous price surges?
  2. April 25, 2008 #404
  3. How to really disrupt international agricultural trade, now and in the future
  4. April 18, 2008 #403
  5. A likely farm bill result: Prove farm program critics to be correct?
  6. April 11, 2008 #402
  7. One could say the cupboard is bare but actually there is no cupboard
  8. April 4, 2008 #401

March 2008

  1. Agriculture getting more mainstream press attention, but analysis often lacking
  2. March 31, 2008 #400
  3. From whence came the E. coli that caused recalls?
  4. March 21, 2008 #399
  5. The current system puts meat processors in charge of determining and addressing food safety risks
  6. March 14, 2008 #398
  7. Meat inspection: Why the fuss?
  8. March 7, 2008 #397

February 2008

  1. Shifting Direct Payments from being a black eye to strengthening the safety net
  2. February 29, 2008 #396
  3. Futures and fundamentals
  4. February 29, 2008 #395
  5. It sure looks like a new price plateau; What about net returns?
  6. February 22, 2008 #394
  7. Numbers, numbers and more numbers: Sorting out farm bill payment proposals
  8. February 15, 2008 #393
  9. It's all in the grammar
  10. February 8, 2008 #392
  11. Bill Gates on making capitalism even more creative
  12. February 1, 2008 #391

January 2008

  1. The hazards of debating farm policy when economic conditions are not typical
  2. January 25, 2008 #390
  3. Importance of farm-based energy production has come full circle
  4. January 18, 2008 #389
  5. Five, ten, fifteen— dollars per bushel, that is
  6. January 11, 2008 #388
  7. The question is: Which increases production more LDPs or current price levels?
  8. January 4, 2008 #387

 

December 2008

  1. WTO trade negotiations: Implications for the US and developing countries
  2. December 26, 2008 #439
  3. Building agricultural and food policy from the ground up, beginning with key concepts
  4. December 19, 2008 #438
  5. Leading statements can cause farmers to jump to incorrect conclusions
  6. December 12, 2008 #437
  7. Supply response to sky-high prices: old reliables and an eye-opening new approach
  8. December 5, 2008 #436

November 2008

  1. GMA rails against ethanol subsidies but benefited from federal farm subsidies for years
  2. November 28, 2008 #435
  3. It is no wonder agriculture has been a Doha stumbling block
  4. November 21, 2008 #434
  5. Corn prices have tumbled—USDA’s price forecast, not so much
  6. November 14, 2008 #433
  7. President Clinton discusses food aid and other agricultural issues with the benefit of hindsight
  8. November 7, 2008 #432

October 2008

  1. Financial and food crises shock one and all—even revered policy wonks
  2. October 31, 2008 #431
  3. A new plateau for corn prices would nice but is it realistic?
  4. October 24, 2008 #430
  5. Dealing with the credit crisis down on the farm
  6. October 17, 2008 #429
  7. With meat packer applause, USDA undermines the legislative intent of COOL
  8. October 10, 2008 #428
  9. Is extremism in the name of free markets a virtue or a vice?
  10. October 3, 2008 #427

September 2008

  1. USDA Farm Bill rules and regs—legislating from the executive bench
  2. September 26, 2008 #426
  3. Creekstone BSE case: Latest rulings and a “new test” development
  4. September 19, 2008 #425
  5. Washington consensus phase II?
  6. September 12, 2008 #424
  7. World Bank studies beginning to acknowledge the elephants in the global living room?
  8. September 5, 2008 #423

August 2008

  1. Doha: Agricultural negotiations and the Hippocratic oath
  2. August 29, 2008 #422
  3. Reasons for Doha’s collapse are more deeply-rooted than the “flood of imports” sound bite
  4. August 22, 2008 #421
  5. Doha confusion: Came early and stayed late
  6. August 15, 2008 #420
  7. What happens when WTO sees agriculture as just another industry?
  8. August 8, 2008#419
  9. It is hazardous to predict the future: More so if Half of the factors are ignored
  10. August 1, 2008 #418

July 2008

  1. A 1,700 acre farming operation in China and Saturday-night like activity in town
  2. July 25, 2008 #417
  3. China: Black soil, tractors and nematodes
  4. July 18, 2008 #416
  5. Touring the black soil area of China
  6. July 11, 2008 #415
  7. China's dramatic growth in soybean imports and its commodity price impact
  8. July 4, 2008 #414

June 2008

  1. China imports US poultry: US flock size and corn demand virtually unaffected
  2. June 27, 2008 #413
  3. Agriculture in the North China Plain
  4. June 20, 2008 #412
  5. Windshield farming in China
  6. June 13, 2008 #411
  7. Since 2000, China has reduced massive rice and wheat stock levels but are now exporters of both
  8. June 6, 2008 #410

May 2008

  1. USDA top officials versus USDA data
  2. May 30, 2008 #409
  3. Data show that China’s more meat-based diet is NOT the cause of ballooned international corn prices?
  4. May 23, 2008 #408
  5. China's meat consumption and production trends
  6. May 16, 2008 #407
  7. As Yogi Berra would say: It’s déjà vu all over again
  8. May 9, 2008 #406
  9. Conventional wisdom versus learning from history
  10. May 2, 2008 #405

April 2008

  1. How does this crop price run-up compare with previous price surges?
  2. April 25, 2008 #404
  3. How to really disrupt international agricultural trade, now and in the future
  4. April 18, 2008 #403
  5. A likely farm bill result: Prove farm program critics to be correct?
  6. April 11, 2008 #402
  7. One could say the cupboard is bare but actually there is no cupboard
  8. April 4, 2008 #401

March 2008

  1. Agriculture getting more mainstream press attention, but analysis often lacking
  2. March 31, 2008 #400
  3. From whence came the E. coli that caused recalls?
  4. March 21, 2008 #399
  5. The current system puts meat processors in charge of determining and addressing food safety risks
  6. March 14, 2008 #398
  7. Meat inspection: Why the fuss?
  8. March 7, 2008 #397

February 2008

  1. Shifting Direct Payments from being a black eye to strengthening the safety net
  2. February 29, 2008 #396
  3. Futures and fundamentals
  4. February 29, 2008 #395
  5. It sure looks like a new price plateau; What about net returns?
  6. February 22, 2008 #394
  7. Numbers, numbers and more numbers: Sorting out farm bill payment proposals
  8. February 15, 2008 #393
  9. It's all in the grammar
  10. February 8, 2008 #392
  11. Bill Gates on making capitalism even more creative
  12. February 1, 2008 #391

January 2008

  1. The hazards of debating farm policy when economic conditions are not typical
  2. January 25, 2008 #390
  3. Importance of farm-based energy production has come full circle
  4. January 18, 2008 #389
  5. Five, ten, fifteen— dollars per bushel, that is
  6. January 11, 2008 #388
  7. The question is: Which increases production more LDPs or current price levels?
  8. January 4, 2008 #387

 

December 2008

  1. WTO trade negotiations: Implications for the US and developing countries
  2. December 26, 2008 #439
  3. Building agricultural and food policy from the ground up, beginning with key concepts
  4. December 19, 2008 #438
  5. Leading statements can cause farmers to jump to incorrect conclusions
  6. December 12, 2008 #437
  7. Supply response to sky-high prices: old reliables and an eye-opening new approach
  8. December 5, 2008 #436

November 2008

  1. GMA rails against ethanol subsidies but benefited from federal farm subsidies for years
  2. November 28, 2008 #435
  3. It is no wonder agriculture has been a Doha stumbling block
  4. November 21, 2008 #434
  5. Corn prices have tumbled—USDA’s price forecast, not so much
  6. November 14, 2008 #433
  7. President Clinton discusses food aid and other agricultural issues with the benefit of hindsight
  8. November 7, 2008 #432

October 2008

  1. Financial and food crises shock one and all—even revered policy wonks
  2. October 31, 2008 #431
  3. A new plateau for corn prices would nice but is it realistic?
  4. October 24, 2008 #430
  5. Dealing with the credit crisis down on the farm
  6. October 17, 2008 #429
  7. With meat packer applause, USDA undermines the legislative intent of COOL
  8. October 10, 2008 #428
  9. Is extremism in the name of free markets a virtue or a vice?
  10. October 3, 2008 #427

September 2008

  1. USDA Farm Bill rules and regs—legislating from the executive bench
  2. September 26, 2008 #426
  3. Creekstone BSE case: Latest rulings and a “new test” development
  4. September 19, 2008 #425
  5. Washington consensus phase II?
  6. September 12, 2008 #424
  7. World Bank studies beginning to acknowledge the elephants in the global living room?
  8. September 5, 2008 #423

August 2008

  1. Doha: Agricultural negotiations and the Hippocratic oath
  2. August 29, 2008 #422
  3. Reasons for Doha’s collapse are more deeply-rooted than the “flood of imports” sound bite
  4. August 22, 2008 #421
  5. Doha confusion: Came early and stayed late
  6. August 15, 2008 #420
  7. What happens when WTO sees agriculture as just another industry?
  8. August 8, 2008#419
  9. It is hazardous to predict the future: More so if Half of the factors are ignored
  10. August 1, 2008 #418

July 2008

  1. A 1,700 acre farming operation in China and Saturday-night like activity in town
  2. July 25, 2008 #417
  3. China: Black soil, tractors and nematodes
  4. July 18, 2008 #416
  5. Touring the black soil area of China
  6. July 11, 2008 #415
  7. China's dramatic growth in soybean imports and its commodity price impact
  8. July 4, 2008 #414

June 2008

  1. China imports US poultry: US flock size and corn demand virtually unaffected
  2. June 27, 2008 #413
  3. Agriculture in the North China Plain
  4. June 20, 2008 #412
  5. Windshield farming in China
  6. June 13, 2008 #411
  7. Since 2000, China has reduced massive rice and wheat stock levels but are now exporters of both
  8. June 6, 2008 #410

May 2008

  1. USDA top officials versus USDA data
  2. May 30, 2008 #409
  3. Data show that China’s more meat-based diet is NOT the cause of ballooned international corn prices?
  4. May 23, 2008 #408
  5. China's meat consumption and production trends
  6. May 16, 2008 #407
  7. As Yogi Berra would say: It’s déjà vu all over again
  8. May 9, 2008 #406
  9. Conventional wisdom versus learning from history
  10. May 2, 2008 #405

April 2008

  1. How does this crop price run-up compare with previous price surges?
  2. April 25, 2008 #404
  3. How to really disrupt international agricultural trade, now and in the future
  4. April 18, 2008 #403
  5. A likely farm bill result: Prove farm program critics to be correct?
  6. April 11, 2008 #402
  7. One could say the cupboard is bare but actually there is no cupboard
  8. April 4, 2008 #401

March 2008

  1. Agriculture getting more mainstream press attention, but analysis often lacking
  2. March 31, 2008 #400
  3. From whence came the E. coli that caused recalls?
  4. March 21, 2008 #399
  5. The current system puts meat processors in charge of determining and addressing food safety risks
  6. March 14, 2008 #398
  7. Meat inspection: Why the fuss?
  8. March 7, 2008 #397

February 2008

  1. Shifting Direct Payments from being a black eye to strengthening the safety net
  2. February 29, 2008 #396
  3. Futures and fundamentals
  4. February 29, 2008 #395
  5. It sure looks like a new price plateau; What about net returns?
  6. February 22, 2008 #394
  7. Numbers, numbers and more numbers: Sorting out farm bill payment proposals
  8. February 15, 2008 #393
  9. It's all in the grammar
  10. February 8, 2008 #392
  11. Bill Gates on making capitalism even more creative
  12. February 1, 2008 #391

January 2008

  1. The hazards of debating farm policy when economic conditions are not typical
  2. January 25, 2008 #390
  3. Importance of farm-based energy production has come full circle
  4. January 18, 2008 #389
  5. Five, ten, fifteen— dollars per bushel, that is
  6. January 11, 2008 #388
  7. The question is: Which increases production more LDPs or current price levels?
  8. January 4, 2008 #387