APACAgricultural Policy Analysis Center - Weekly Column

updated 02/19/2021


Policy Pennings Weekly Agricultural Policy Column

Originally published in MidAmerica Farmer Grower 
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February 2021

  1. Physical sciences are mathematically precise; Social sciences like economics are not
  2. February 19, 2021 #1064
  3. Farm and nutrition programs belong together
  4. February 12, 2021 #1063
  5. The production, marketing and consumption of agricultural products are noticeably distinctive
  6. February 5, 2021 #1062

January 2021

  1. Without widespread acceptance of vaccines, COVID-19 will become a game of Whack-A-Mole
  2. January 22, 2021 #1061
  3. Latest dietary guidelines differ by life stage
  4. January 15, 2021 #1060
  5. Tom Vilsack to be nominated to return as Secretary of Agriculture
  6. January 8, 2021 #1059