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

1986 - 2018

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2018, volume 33, issue 4

America's Dairy Industry Facing Difficulties from Long-Running Structural Changes Downloads
David A. 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 A. 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 A. Wolf
New California Milk Marketing Regulations Will Not Change Economic Fundamentals Downloads
Daniel A. Sumner

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 B. 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 B.R. 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 B.R. 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 C. 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 B.R. 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 A. 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 E. Tyner
Upheaval in China’s Imports of U.S. Sorghum Downloads
James Hansen, Mary A. Marchant, Wei Zhang and Jason Grant
Chinese Trade Retaliation May Diminish U.S. Wine Export Potential Downloads
Amanda M. 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 J. 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 J. Reimer and Mindy S. Crandall

2018, volume 32, issue 4

Risk and Red Tape: Barriers to Organic Transition for U.S. Farmers Downloads
Timothy A. Delbridge, Robert King, Gianna Short and Kellee James

2017, volume 32, issue 4

Theme Overview: Inducing Water Conservation in Agriculture: Institutional and Behavioral Drivers Downloads
Madhu Khanna and David Zilberman
How Politics and Economics Affect Irrigation and Conservation Downloads
David Zilberman, Rebecca Taylor, Myung Eun Shim and Ben Gordon
USDA Water Conservation Efforts Reflect Regional Differences Downloads
Steven Wallander
Farmer Adoption of Water Management Practices in Response to Recurrent Drought Downloads
Ariel Dinar, Arisha Ashraf and Julie Reints
Applying Behavioral Insights to Improve Water Security Downloads
Paul Ferraro, Kent D. Messer and Shang Wu
Sweeteners May Leave a Sour Note on NAFTA Renegotiations Downloads
Prithviraj Lakkakula and Frayne Olson
(Theme Overview) Preserving Water Quality: Challenges and Opportunities for Technological and Policy Innovations Downloads
Madhu Khanna and James Shortle
Nexus between Food, Energy and Ecosystem Services in the Mississippi River Basin: Policy Implications and Challenges Downloads
Madhu Khanna
CBO Baseline and the Potential for Conflicts by Expanding CRP Downloads
Jonathan Coppess
Policy Reforms Needed for Better Water Quality and Lower Pollution Control Costs Downloads
James Shortle
Conservation Programs Can Accomplish More with Less by Improving Cost-Effectiveness Downloads
Marc O. Ribaudo

2017, volume 32, issue 3

Agricultural Export Promotion Programs Create Positive Economic Impacts Downloads
Jeffrey J. Reimer, Gary W. Williams, Rebekka M. Dudensing and Harry M. Kaiser
Uncertainty Undermines Area-Wide Pest Management for Citrus Greening in Florida Downloads
Ariel Singerman, Sergio Lence and Pilar Useche
Theme Overview: Global Craft Beer Renaissance Downloads
Joshua Berning and Michael P. McCullough
The Craft Beer Revolution: An International Perspective Downloads
Christian Garavaglia and Johan Swinnen
The Craft Brewing Industry in Latin America Downloads
Toro-Gonzalez, Daniel
Can the Craft Beer Industry Tap into Collective Reputation? Downloads
Joshua Berning, Marco Costanigro and Michael P. McCullough
Theme Overview: Beer, Policy, and a Changing Global Market Downloads
Joshua Berning and Michael P. McCullough
The US Brewing Industry from Farm to Pint Downloads
Joshua Berning and Michael P. McCullough
What Do Beer Laws Mean for Economic Growth? Downloads
Trey Malone and Martin Stack
Can Beer Consumption be Part of a Healthy Diet? Downloads
Michael P. McCullough and Richard Volpe
Beer Consumption and Trade in a Era of Economic Growth and Globalization Downloads
Johan Swinnen
The Potential for Healthier and Energy Efficient American Diets Downloads
Sarah Rehkamp and Patrick Canning
Tracking the Evolution and Recent Development in Whole Farm Insurance Programs Downloads
Beau Olen and JunJie Wu

2017, volume 32, issue 2

Theme Overview: U.S. Commodity Markets Respond to Changes in China's Ag Policies Downloads
Mary A. Marchant
China’s Evolving Agricultural Support Policies Downloads
Mina Hejazo and Mary A. Marchant
U.S. Agricultural Exports to China Increased Rapidly Making China the Number One Market Downloads
James Hansen, Mary A. Marchant, Francis Tuan and Agapi Somwaru
Food Security in China from a Global Perspective Downloads
Funing Zhong and Jing Zhu
The WTO Dispute on China’s Agricultural Supports Downloads
David Orden, Lars Brink and Mina Hejazi
Economic, Regulatory and International Implications of Gene Drives in Agriculture Downloads
Zachary Brown
A Tale of Two Americas: Why Is That a Surprise? Downloads
Daniel W. Bromley
“What It Takes to Get Tenure” – Perceptions and Experiences of AAEA Members Downloads
Christiane Schroeter and Sven Anders

2017, volume 32, issue 1

Theme Overview: Transformations in the Food System, Nutritional and Economic Impacts pp. 2 Downloads
Carola Grebitus, Jane Kolodinsky and Dawn Thilmany
School Gardens May Combat Childhood Obesity pp. 6 Downloads
Erin Roche, Jane M. Kolodinsky, Rachel K. Johnson, Meagan Pharis and Jenna Banning
Importance of Perceived “Naturalness” to the Success of Urban Farming pp. 7 Downloads
Iryna Printezis, Carola Grebitus and Antonios Printezis
Do Farm-to-School Programs Create Local Economic Impacts? pp. 8 Downloads
Florence Becot, Jane M. Kolodinsky, Erin Roche, Alexandra E. Zipparo, Linda Berlin, Erin Buckwalter and Janet McLaughlin
Will Consumers Find Vertically Farmed Produce "Out of Reach"? pp. 8 Downloads
Bradford D. Coyle and Brenna Ellison
Can CSA Cost-Offset Programs Improve Diet Quality for Limited Resource Families? pp. 10 Downloads
Jane M. Kolodinsky, Marilyn Sitaker, Emily H. Morgan, Leah M. Connor, Karla L. Hanson, Florence Becot, Stephanie B. Jilcott Pitts, Alice S. Ammerman and Rebecca A. Seguin
Theme Overview: Farm Labor Issues in the Face of U.S. Immigration and Health Care Reform Downloads
Philip Martin
Sustaining a Healthy Farm Labor Force: Issues for Policy Consideration Downloads
Cesar L. Escalante and Tianyuan Luo
Trump, Immigration, and Agriculture Downloads
Philip Martin
Anti-Immigration Reform and Reductions in Welfare: Evidence from the Meatpacking Industry Downloads
Thomas P. Krumel
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