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Policy Pennings Weekly Agricultural Policy Column

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December 2006

  1. Clever money delivery systems
  2. December 29, 2006 #334
  3. The present formulation of the WTO issue is backwards
  4. December 29, 2006 #333
  5. Keeping food safe
  6. December 15, 2006 #332
  7. Policy for all seasons
  8. December 8, 2006 # 331
  9. Recent corn price swing: “Danged if you do” and “Danged if you don’t”
  10. December 1, 2006 # 330

November 2006

  1. Rural development programs do not protect crop producers’ bottom line
  2. November 24, 2006 #329
  3. We are no more prepared for an agricultural catastrophe than New Orleans was for Katrina
  4. November 17, 2006 #328
  5. 25 years of export competitiveness and what do you get…
  6. November 10, 2006 # 327
  7. Focus on farm income variability leads to “fire-insurance-like” policy alternatives
  8. November 3, 2006 # 326

October 2006

  1. Are the five oft-cited reasons for farm programs actually symptoms of a more basic reason
  2. October 27, 2006 #325
  3. Johanns’ “60 percent of farmers do not receive payments”—A case of correct answer to the wrong question?
  4. October 20, 2006 # 324
  5. Johanns’ “facts” divert attention from agriculture’s root policy problem?
  6. October 13, 2006 # 323
  7. Ethanol demand and the CRP
  8. October 6, 2006 # 322

September 2006

  1. National Grain and Feed Association decry possibility of profitable corn prices
  2. September 29, 2006 #321
  3. The ethanol euphoria
  4. September 22, 2006 #320
  5. WTO compliant policies may not address agriculture’s major problems
  6. September 15, 2006 #319
  7. Not all environmental programs may be WTO-compliant
  8. September 8, 2006 #318
  9. A 60% reduction in amber box payments? - Don’t worry, Be happy!
  10. September 1, 2006 #317

August 2006

  1. Agribusinesses practice inventory management, farmers should not (?)
  2. August 25, 2006 #316
  3. On accelerating without brakes
  4. August 18, 2006 #315
  5. Betting the farm on “market access”
  6. August 11, 2006 #314
  7. Farming the farm program, movin’ on up from the sandlots to the big leagues
  8. August 4, 2006 #313

July 2006

  1. Using LDPs flood markets and crash prices
  2. July 28, 2006 #312
  3. LDPs: Playing limbo by competing with oneself
  4. July 21, 2006 #311
  5. Washington Post: Farm program statutes and regs cause payment problems
  6. July 14, 2006 #310
  7. Pounding square pegs into round holes
  8. July 7, 2006 #309

June 2006

  1. African countries tell us what they want from Doha
  2. June 30, 2006 #308
  3. Johanns’ farmer story: A reflection of farmers’ behavior or a fairy-tale?
  4. June 23, 2006 #307
  5. Agriculture dominates many rural counties contrary to USDA designations
  6. June 16, 2006 #306
  7. How can it be? A NON-farm-dependent county derives 65% of economy from agriculture
  8. June 9, 2006 #305
  9. What do we mean when we talk about farming/agriculturally-dependent counties?
  10. June 2, 2006 #304

May 2006

  1. Proposed farm policy changes in the US vs. Brazil and Canada: Ships passing in the night
  2. May 26, 2006 #303
  3. Farm Crisis in Brazil: Farmers Block Roads
  4. May 19, 2006 #302
  5. Are you confused about WTO trade liberalization numbers?
  6. May 12, 2006 #301
  7. What is it that distorts markets?
  8. May 6, 2006 #300

April 2006

  1. Do “death taxes” cause the death of family farms?
  2. April 28, 2006 #299
  3. WTO Development Round misses the poorest of the poor?
  4. April 21,2006 #298
  5. Economic viability of the farm sector: Should it include spouses’ paycheck?
  6. April 14, 2006 #297
  7. Private and public Brazilian research organizations race to be the first to release Asian Rust tolerant soybeans
  8. April 7, 2006 #296

March 2006

  1. Today’s tropical soybean production was not biologically possible in mid-1970s
  2. March 31, 2006 #295
  3. Brazil is BIG in terms of production growth and potential
  4. March 24, 2006 #294
  5. Brazilian oil processing plants, large and small and the large one is wood-fired
  6. March 17, 2006 #293
  7. Brazil has mammoth land resources and world-class plant breeding research programs
  8. March 10, 2006 #292
  9. Brazil’s climate results in different cropping patterns and equipment use
  10. March 3, 2006 #291

February 2006

  1. Brazil crop landscape: Some similarities to US, many differences
  2. February 24, 2006 #290
  3. Getting a first-hand look at Brazil
  4. February 17, 2006 #289
  5. Primer on how to kill a market
  6. February 10, 2006 #288
  7. In the agricultural “whodunit,” subsidies may not be the prime suspect
  8. February 3, 2006 #287

January 2006

  1. Announce the elimination of LDPs and corn prices would jump immediately
  2. January 27, 2006 #286
  3. WTO cotton analysis approach cannot be applied to corn
  4. January 20, 2006 #285
  5. WTO panel identifies problem, but will their implied solution work?
  6. January 13, 2006 #284
  7. Yes, Nicholas, it is a market problem!
  8. January 6, 2006 #283

 

December 2006

  1. Clever money delivery systems
  2. December 29, 2006 #334
  3. The present formulation of the WTO issue is backwards
  4. December 29, 2006 #333
  5. Keeping food safe
  6. December 15, 2006 #332
  7. Policy for all seasons
  8. December 8, 2006 # 331
  9. Recent corn price swing: “Danged if you do” and “Danged if you don’t”
  10. December 1, 2006 # 330

November 2006

  1. Rural development programs do not protect crop producers’ bottom line
  2. November 24, 2006 #329
  3. We are no more prepared for an agricultural catastrophe than New Orleans was for Katrina
  4. November 17, 2006 #328
  5. 25 years of export competitiveness and what do you get…
  6. November 10, 2006 # 327
  7. Focus on farm income variability leads to “fire-insurance-like” policy alternatives
  8. November 3, 2006 # 326

October 2006

  1. Are the five oft-cited reasons for farm programs actually symptoms of a more basic reason
  2. October 27, 2006 #325
  3. Johanns’ “60 percent of farmers do not receive payments”—A case of correct answer to the wrong question?
  4. October 20, 2006 # 324
  5. Johanns’ “facts” divert attention from agriculture’s root policy problem?
  6. October 13, 2006 # 323
  7. Ethanol demand and the CRP
  8. October 6, 2006 # 322

September 2006

  1. National Grain and Feed Association decry possibility of profitable corn prices
  2. September 29, 2006 #321
  3. The ethanol euphoria
  4. September 22, 2006 #320
  5. WTO compliant policies may not address agriculture’s major problems
  6. September 15, 2006 #319
  7. Not all environmental programs may be WTO-compliant
  8. September 8, 2006 #318
  9. A 60% reduction in amber box payments? - Don’t worry, Be happy!
  10. September 1, 2006 #317

August 2006

  1. Agribusinesses practice inventory management, farmers should not (?)
  2. August 25, 2006 #316
  3. On accelerating without brakes
  4. August 18, 2006 #315
  5. Betting the farm on “market access”
  6. August 11, 2006 #314
  7. Farming the farm program, movin’ on up from the sandlots to the big leagues
  8. August 4, 2006 #313

July 2006

  1. Using LDPs flood markets and crash prices
  2. July 28, 2006 #312
  3. LDPs: Playing limbo by competing with oneself
  4. July 21, 2006 #311
  5. Washington Post: Farm program statutes and regs cause payment problems
  6. July 14, 2006 #310
  7. Pounding square pegs into round holes
  8. July 7, 2006 #309

June 2006

  1. African countries tell us what they want from Doha
  2. June 30, 2006 #308
  3. Johanns’ farmer story: A reflection of farmers’ behavior or a fairy-tale?
  4. June 23, 2006 #307
  5. Agriculture dominates many rural counties contrary to USDA designations
  6. June 16, 2006 #306
  7. How can it be? A NON-farm-dependent county derives 65% of economy from agriculture
  8. June 9, 2006 #305
  9. What do we mean when we talk about farming/agriculturally-dependent counties?
  10. June 2, 2006 #304

May 2006

  1. Proposed farm policy changes in the US vs. Brazil and Canada: Ships passing in the night
  2. May 26, 2006 #303
  3. Farm Crisis in Brazil: Farmers Block Roads
  4. May 19, 2006 #302
  5. Are you confused about WTO trade liberalization numbers?
  6. May 12, 2006 #301
  7. What is it that distorts markets?
  8. May 6, 2006 #300

April 2006

  1. Do “death taxes” cause the death of family farms?
  2. April 28, 2006 #299
  3. WTO Development Round misses the poorest of the poor?
  4. April 21,2006 #298
  5. Economic viability of the farm sector: Should it include spouses’ paycheck?
  6. April 14, 2006 #297
  7. Private and public Brazilian research organizations race to be the first to release Asian Rust tolerant soybeans
  8. April 7, 2006 #296

March 2006

  1. Today’s tropical soybean production was not biologically possible in mid-1970s
  2. March 31, 2006 #295
  3. Brazil is BIG in terms of production growth and potential
  4. March 24, 2006 #294
  5. Brazilian oil processing plants, large and small and the large one is wood-fired
  6. March 17, 2006 #293
  7. Brazil has mammoth land resources and world-class plant breeding research programs
  8. March 10, 2006 #292
  9. Brazil’s climate results in different cropping patterns and equipment use
  10. March 3, 2006 #291

February 2006

  1. Brazil crop landscape: Some similarities to US, many differences
  2. February 24, 2006 #290
  3. Getting a first-hand look at Brazil
  4. February 17, 2006 #289
  5. Primer on how to kill a market
  6. February 10, 2006 #288
  7. In the agricultural “whodunit,” subsidies may not be the prime suspect
  8. February 3, 2006 #287

January 2006

  1. Announce the elimination of LDPs and corn prices would jump immediately
  2. January 27, 2006 #286
  3. WTO cotton analysis approach cannot be applied to corn
  4. January 20, 2006 #285
  5. WTO panel identifies problem, but will their implied solution work?
  6. January 13, 2006 #284
  7. Yes, Nicholas, it is a market problem!
  8. January 6, 2006 #283

 

December 2006

  1. Clever money delivery systems
  2. December 29, 2006 #334
  3. The present formulation of the WTO issue is backwards
  4. December 29, 2006 #333
  5. Keeping food safe
  6. December 15, 2006 #332
  7. Policy for all seasons
  8. December 8, 2006 # 331
  9. Recent corn price swing: “Danged if you do” and “Danged if you don’t”
  10. December 1, 2006 # 330

November 2006

  1. Rural development programs do not protect crop producers’ bottom line
  2. November 24, 2006 #329
  3. We are no more prepared for an agricultural catastrophe than New Orleans was for Katrina
  4. November 17, 2006 #328
  5. 25 years of export competitiveness and what do you get…
  6. November 10, 2006 # 327
  7. Focus on farm income variability leads to “fire-insurance-like” policy alternatives
  8. November 3, 2006 # 326

October 2006

  1. Are the five oft-cited reasons for farm programs actually symptoms of a more basic reason
  2. October 27, 2006 #325
  3. Johanns’ “60 percent of farmers do not receive payments”—A case of correct answer to the wrong question?
  4. October 20, 2006 # 324
  5. Johanns’ “facts” divert attention from agriculture’s root policy problem?
  6. October 13, 2006 # 323
  7. Ethanol demand and the CRP
  8. October 6, 2006 # 322

September 2006

  1. National Grain and Feed Association decry possibility of profitable corn prices
  2. September 29, 2006 #321
  3. The ethanol euphoria
  4. September 22, 2006 #320
  5. WTO compliant policies may not address agriculture’s major problems
  6. September 15, 2006 #319
  7. Not all environmental programs may be WTO-compliant
  8. September 8, 2006 #318
  9. A 60% reduction in amber box payments? - Don’t worry, Be happy!
  10. September 1, 2006 #317

August 2006

  1. Agribusinesses practice inventory management, farmers should not (?)
  2. August 25, 2006 #316
  3. On accelerating without brakes
  4. August 18, 2006 #315
  5. Betting the farm on “market access”
  6. August 11, 2006 #314
  7. Farming the farm program, movin’ on up from the sandlots to the big leagues
  8. August 4, 2006 #313

July 2006

  1. Using LDPs flood markets and crash prices
  2. July 28, 2006 #312
  3. LDPs: Playing limbo by competing with oneself
  4. July 21, 2006 #311
  5. Washington Post: Farm program statutes and regs cause payment problems
  6. July 14, 2006 #310
  7. Pounding square pegs into round holes
  8. July 7, 2006 #309

June 2006

  1. African countries tell us what they want from Doha
  2. June 30, 2006 #308
  3. Johanns’ farmer story: A reflection of farmers’ behavior or a fairy-tale?
  4. June 23, 2006 #307
  5. Agriculture dominates many rural counties contrary to USDA designations
  6. June 16, 2006 #306
  7. How can it be? A NON-farm-dependent county derives 65% of economy from agriculture
  8. June 9, 2006 #305
  9. What do we mean when we talk about farming/agriculturally-dependent counties?
  10. June 2, 2006 #304

May 2006

  1. Proposed farm policy changes in the US vs. Brazil and Canada: Ships passing in the night
  2. May 26, 2006 #303
  3. Farm Crisis in Brazil: Farmers Block Roads
  4. May 19, 2006 #302
  5. Are you confused about WTO trade liberalization numbers?
  6. May 12, 2006 #301
  7. What is it that distorts markets?
  8. May 6, 2006 #300

April 2006

  1. Do “death taxes” cause the death of family farms?
  2. April 28, 2006 #299
  3. WTO Development Round misses the poorest of the poor?
  4. April 21,2006 #298
  5. Economic viability of the farm sector: Should it include spouses’ paycheck?
  6. April 14, 2006 #297
  7. Private and public Brazilian research organizations race to be the first to release Asian Rust tolerant soybeans
  8. April 7, 2006 #296

March 2006

  1. Today’s tropical soybean production was not biologically possible in mid-1970s
  2. March 31, 2006 #295
  3. Brazil is BIG in terms of production growth and potential
  4. March 24, 2006 #294
  5. Brazilian oil processing plants, large and small and the large one is wood-fired
  6. March 17, 2006 #293
  7. Brazil has mammoth land resources and world-class plant breeding research programs
  8. March 10, 2006 #292
  9. Brazil’s climate results in different cropping patterns and equipment use
  10. March 3, 2006 #291

February 2006

  1. Brazil crop landscape: Some similarities to US, many differences
  2. February 24, 2006 #290
  3. Getting a first-hand look at Brazil
  4. February 17, 2006 #289
  5. Primer on how to kill a market
  6. February 10, 2006 #288
  7. In the agricultural “whodunit,” subsidies may not be the prime suspect
  8. February 3, 2006 #287

January 2006

  1. Announce the elimination of LDPs and corn prices would jump immediately
  2. January 27, 2006 #286
  3. WTO cotton analysis approach cannot be applied to corn
  4. January 20, 2006 #285
  5. WTO panel identifies problem, but will their implied solution work?
  6. January 13, 2006 #284
  7. Yes, Nicholas, it is a market problem!
  8. January 6, 2006 #283