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Amber Waves : Imports Bring Risk of Foreign Pests and Diseases: Issue September 2008

By Usda- Economic Research Service

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Book Id: WPLBN0002111642
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File Size: 5.0 MB
Reproduction Date: 2008

Title: Amber Waves : Imports Bring Risk of Foreign Pests and Diseases: Issue September 2008  
Author: Usda- Economic Research Service
Volume: 8-Sep
Language: English
Subject: Agriculture, Rural Systems, Economics
Collections: Periodicals: Journal and Magazine Collection, Amber Waves Journal Collection
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Publication Date:
2008
Publisher: Us Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service

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Research Service, U. E. (2008). Amber Waves : Imports Bring Risk of Foreign Pests and Diseases. Retrieved from http://community.ebooklibrary.org/


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Description: Feature articles in the September 2008 issue include ...Obesity in the Midst of Unyielding Food Insecurity in Developing Countries; Regulating Agricultural Trade to Keep Out Foreign Pests and Disease; Creating Markets for Environmental Stewardship: Potential Benefits and Problems; Balancing Nutrition, Participation, and Cost in the National School Lunch Program. Other articles cover such topics as Consumer Preferences Change Wheat Flour Use; What’s Behind the Surge in Global Rice Prices?; Use of Nutrition Labels Declining, Especially Among Young Adults; Despite Higher Food Prices, Percent of U.S. Income Spent on Food Remains Constant; Rapid Growth in Adoption of Genetically Engineered Crops Continues in US; Fee Hunting May Boost Farm Income, Wildlife Habitat; Small Farms Still Important in Broiler Production; U.S. Organic Handlers Mostly Small, Focus on Fruit and Vegetables. The issue also includes selected statistics on agriculture and trade, diet and health, natural resources, farm households, and rural America.

Summary
Summary: Amber Waves: The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources and Rural America

Table of Contents
Table of Contents: Feature Articles Obesity in the Midst of Unyielding Food Insecurity in Developing Countries Regulating Agricultural Imports To Keep Out Foreign Pests and Disease Creating Markets for Environmental Stewardship: Potential Benefits and Problems Balancing Nutrition, Participation, and Cost in the National School Lunch Program Findings Market and Trade Consumer Preferences Change Wheat Flour Use What’s Behind the Surge in Global Rice Prices? Diet and Health Use of Nutrition Labels Declining, Especially Among Young Adults Despite Higher Food Prices, Percent of U.S. Income Spent on Food Remains Constant Resources and Environment Rapid Growth in Adoption of Genetically Engineered Crops Continues in U.S. Fee Hunting May Boost Farm Income, Wildlife Habitat Farms, Firms, and Households U.S. Organic Handlers Mostly Small, Focus on Fruit and Vegetables Small Farms Still Important in Broiler Production Statistics Data Feature Productivity Growth Drives Expanded Agricultural Production Indicators Indicators September-08 Research Areas Agricultural Productivity Grew in Every State Growth in Agricultural Productivity Limits Price Increases

 

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