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Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm, and Resource Issues

1986 - 2019

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2019, volume 34, issue 4

Theme Overview: Pollination Service Markets: Evolution and Outlook Downloads
Peyton Ferrier
Honey Bee Mortality, Markets, and the Food Supply Downloads
Randal R. Rucker, Walter N. Thurman and Michael Burgett
Contracting for Pollination Services: Overview and Emerging Issues Downloads
Brittney K. Goodrich
Are the Almond and Beekeeping Industries Gaining Independence? Downloads
Antoine Champetier, Hyunok Lee and Daniel Sumner
Honey, Forage and Almond-Pollinating Honey Bees Downloads
Antoine Champetier, Hyunok Lee and Daniel Sumner
The Evolution of Federal Programs for Beekeepers and Pollinator Data Downloads
Peyton Ferrier

2019, volume 34, issue 3

Nicotine Standard for Combusted Cigarettes Could Have Major Economic Impacts on Tobacco Growers Downloads
A. Ford Ramsey
Theme Overview: The Agricultural Production Potential of Latin America: Implications for Global Food Supply and Trade Downloads
Elizabeth Canales and Marco Palma
Brazil’s Agricultural Production and Its Potential as Global Food Supplier Downloads
Yuri Clements Daglia Calil and Luis Ribera
Agricultural Production Potential in Southern Cone: Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay Downloads
Durand-Morat, Alvaro
Mexico’s Agricultural Sector: Production Potential and Implications for Trade Downloads
Elizabeth Canales, Graciela Andrango and Angelica Williams
The Andean Region: An Important and Growing U.S. Agricultural Trade Partner Downloads
Jaime Malaga, Avila-Santamaria, Jorge Jair and Carlos Carpio
Agricultural Production of Central America and the Caribbean: Challenges and Opportunities Downloads
Felipe Peguero, Samuel Zapata and Luis Sandoval
California Direct Marketer Perceptions of the Food Safety Modernization Act Downloads
Cristina Connolly and Sara Degraff
Harnessing the Power of Data to Improve Agricultural Policy and Conservation Outcomes Downloads
Joshua D. Woodard, Bruce J. Sherrick, Jim Moseley, Collin O'Mara, Barry Gold, John Piotti, Sam Willett, Lynn Scarlett, Doria R. Gordon, Greg Fogel, William A. Salas, Carl Mattson, Kristin Weeks Duncanson, Robert Blair, Fred Yoder and Deborah M. Atwood
Is the Emerging U.S. Hemp Industry Yet Another Boom–Bust Market for U.S. Farmers? Downloads
James A. Sterns

2019, volume 34, issue 2

Proposed Changes Would Increase the Cost and Decrease the Benefit of Listing Species as Endangered Downloads
Charles Sims and Himadri Palikhe
Innovations for a Shrinking Agricultural Workforce Downloads
Diane Charlton, J. Edward Taylor, Stavros Vougioukas and Zachariah Rutledge
Can Wages Rise Quickly Enough to Keep Workers in the Fields? Downloads
Diane Charlton, J. Edward Taylor, Stavros Vougioukas and Zachariah Rutledge
Possible Implications for U.S. Agriculture of U.S. Trade Policies: Smoot–Hawley All Over Again? Downloads
Maksym Chepeliev, Wallace Tyner and Dominique van der Mensbrugghe

2019, volume 34, issue 1

Theme Overview: Examining Food Loss and Food Waste in the United States Downloads
Kathryn Boys and Bradley J. Rickard
Putting Dollars to Waste: Estimating the Value of On-Farm Food Loss Downloads
Rebecca D. Dunning, Lisa K. Johnson and Kathryn Boys
Waste Not Want Not: Examining Plate Waste of Vegetables in Elementary School Lunches Downloads
Oral Capps, Ariun Ishdorj, Peter S. Murano, Lindsey Field, Ashley Hutto and Maureen Storey
Consumer Choice and Food Waste: Can Nudging Help? Downloads
Laura Andreea Bolos, Carl Johan Lagerkvist and Rodolfo Nayga
Are Consumers Willing to Pay to Reduce Food Waste? Downloads
Kara Grant, R. Karina Gallardo and Jill McCluskey
When in Doubt, Throw It Out! The Complicated Decision to Consume (or Waste) Food by Date Labels Downloads
Norbert L.W. Wilson, Ruiqing Miao and Carter S. Weis
Exploring Food Loss from Farm-to-Retail in the Produce Industry Downloads
Travis Minor, Claudia Hitaj, Fred Kuchler, Sharon Raszap Skorbiansky, Brian Roe and Suzanne Thornsbury
How Might Cellular Agriculture Impact the Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Industries? Downloads
Monica Saavoss
Theme Overview: The Role of Guest Workers in U.S. Agriculture Downloads
Stephen Devadoss and Jeff Luckstead
The Importance of H-2A Guest Workers in Agriculture Downloads
Jeff Luckstead and Stephen Devadoss
The Role of the H-2A Program in California Agriculture Downloads
Philip Martin
Trends in U.S. Farm Labor and H-2A Hired Labor: Policy and Related Issues Downloads
Maria Bampasidou and Michael E. Salassi
Labor-Intensive Multiple Cropping Systems and the H-2A Program: Evidence from the Crawfish Industry Downloads
Surendra Osti, Maria Bampasidou and J. Matthew Fannin

2019, volume 33, issue 4

Rapid Response Lowers Eradication Costs of Invasive Species: Evidence from Florida Downloads
Sergio Alvarez and Daniel Solis
Are Large Farms Less Risky to Insure than Small Farms? Downloads
Keith Coble and Brian Williams
A Roadmap for Assessing Relative Risks for Agricultural Production Downloads
Beau Olen and Scott Auld
Estimating Value, Damages, and Remedies when Farm Data are Misappropriated Downloads
Noah Miller, Terry Griffin, Paul Goeringer, Ashley Ellixson and Aleksan Shanoyan

2018, volume 33, issue 4

America's Dairy Industry Facing Difficulties from Long-Running Structural Changes Downloads
David Hennessy and Hongli Feng
Dairy Sector Consolidation, Scale, Automation and Factor Biased Technical Change: Working through “Get Big or Get Out” Downloads
Hongli Feng, David Hennessy, Yanan Jia, Melissa G.S. McKendree and Christopher Wolf
Does Revenue Diversification Improve Small and Medium-Sized Dairy Farm Profitability? Downloads
Curtis L. Mahnken and Joleen C. Hadrich
Regional Values for Milk Are Changing Downloads
Mark W. Stephenson and Charles F. Nicholson
Disorderly Marketing in the Twenty-First Century U.S. Dairy Industry Downloads
Andrew M. Novakovic and Christopher Wolf
New California Milk Marketing Regulations Will Not Change Economic Fundamentals Downloads
Daniel Sumner
The Impact of the Market Facilitation Program on U.S. Soybean, Sorghum and Corn Producers Downloads
Anil Giri, Wesley F. Peterson and Sankalp Sharma

2018, volume 33, issue 3

Local Food Coming of Age: The Evolution of the Local Brand, Policy Initiatives and Role of Direct Markets in the Agriculture Portfolio Downloads
Dawn Thilmany and Timothy Woods
A Local Food System Glossary: A Rose by Any Other Name Downloads
Rodney Holcomb, Clinton L. Neill, Joanna Lelekacs, Margarita Velandia, Timothy Woods, Goodwin, H.L., and Ronald L. Rainey
Federal Policy, Administration, and Local Food Coming of Age Downloads
Jill K. Clark and Becca Jablonski
Putting Local Food Dollars to Work: The Economic Benefits of Local Food Dollars to Workers, Farms and Communities Downloads
Dave Shideler, Allie Bauman, Dawn Thilmany and Becca Jablonski
Government Support in Mexican Agriculture Downloads
Feng Wu, Berdikul Qushim, Marcelo Calle and Zhengfei Guan
The Profit Problem of American Agriculture: What We Have Learned with the Perspective of Time Downloads
Steven Blank
Theme Overview: Engaging Consumers in the Dynamic Local Foods Marketplace Downloads
Timothy Woods and Dawn Thilmany
Who Shops at a Mature Farmers’ Market? Downloads
Lydia Zepeda and Kathryn A. Carroll
State Branding Programs and Local Food Purchases Downloads
Elizabeth Naasz, Becca Jablonski and Dawn Thilmany
Trust Signals and Legitimacy in Local Products for Local Markets Downloads
Tim Woods, Ali Asgari and Jairus Rossi

2018, volume 33, issue 2

What Have We Learned from China’s Past Trade Retaliation Strategies? Downloads
Minghao Li, Wendong Zhang and Chad Hart
Theme Overview: The Linkages between Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Regional Food Networks Downloads
Kathleen Liang
Can Regional Food Networks and Entrepreneurial Strategies Enhance Food System Resilience? Downloads
Sally Duncan, Christy Anderson Brekken, Sue Lurie, Rob Fiegener, Seth Sherry and Liang, Chyi-lyi (Kathleen)
Linking Regional Food Networks to Ecological Resilience Downloads
Christy Anderson Brekken, Rob Fiegener and Sally Duncan
The Support Ecosystem for Regional Food Network Entrepreneurship Downloads
Thomas S. Lyons and Michael Lee
Farm Incubators - Creating Entrepreneurial Relationships to Support Prosperous Food Networks Downloads
Kathleen Liang
Theme Overview: U.S.–China Trade Dispute and Potential Impacts on Agriculture Downloads
Mary Marchant and H. Holly Wang
Predicting Potential Impacts of China’s Retaliatory Tariffs on the U.S. Farm Sector Downloads
Yuqing Zheng, Dallas Wood, H. Holly Wang and Jason P.H. Jones
Impacts of Possible Chinese 25% Tariff on U.S. Soybeans and Other Agricultural Commodities Downloads
Farzad Taheripour and Wallace Tyner
Upheaval in China’s Imports of U.S. Sorghum Downloads
James Hansen, Mary Marchant, Wei Zhang and Jason Grant
Chinese Trade Retaliation May Diminish U.S. Wine Export Potential Downloads
Amanda Countryman and Andrew Muhammad
China’s Potential Cotton Tariffs and U.S. Cotton Exports: Lessons from History Downloads
Yangxuan Liu, John R.C. Robinson and W. Donald Shurley

2018, volume 33, issue 1

Health Insurance and National Farm Policy Downloads
Shoshanah Inwood, Alana Knudson, Florence A. Becot, Bonnie Braun, Stephan Goetz, Jane M. Kolodinsky, Scott Loveridge, Katlyn Morris, Jason Parker, Bob Parsons, Rachel Welborn and Don E. Albrecht
Is ARC-CO Acting as a Safety Net Program? Evidence from Iowa Downloads
Alejandro Plastina and Chad Hart
Rural Exposure to Pension Reductions Downloads
Steven Miller, Steven Deller and Judith Stallmann
Theme Overview: Will Rising Interest Rates Lead to Intensifying Risks for Agriculture? Downloads
Ryan Kuhns and Kevin Patrick
Monetary Policy and Agricultural Commodity Prices: It’s All Relative Downloads
Jason Henderson
How Sensitive is the Farm Sector’s Ability to Repay Debt to Rising Interest Rates? Downloads
Ryan Kuhns and Kevin Patrick
Understanding Farmland Values in a Changing Interest Rate Environment Downloads
Bruce Sherrick
Farmers Aren’t Immune to Interest Rate Risk: A Duration Gap Analysis of Farm Balance Sheets Downloads
Jackson Takach
Reduce but Do Not Eliminate America’s Trade and Budget Deficits Downloads
William A. Ward
Awaiting Takeoff: New Aviation Fuels from Farms and Forests Downloads
Jeffrey Reimer and Mindy S. Crandall
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