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Foodfight : the citizen's guide to a food and farm bill

Author: Dan Imhoff
Publisher: Healdsburg, Calif. : Watershed Media ; Berkeley : Distributed by University of California Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Farm Bill is perhaps the single most significant land use legislation enacted in the United States, yet many citizens remain unaware of its power and scope. With subsidies ballooning toward $25 billion dollars per year, the Farm Bill largely dictates who grows what crops, on what acreage, and under what conditions--all with major impacts on the country's rural economies, health and nutrition, national security,  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Imhoff
ISBN: 0970950020 9780970950024
OCLC Number: 84653099
Description: 167 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Why the farm bill matters --
2. Wedge issues --
3. Turning the tables.
Other Titles: Food fight
Responsibility: Daniel Imhoff ; foreword by Michael Pollan ; introduction by Fred Kirschenmann ; designed by Roberto Carra with Timothy Rice, Chris Blum, and Ron Bean.

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The Farm Bill is perhaps the single most significant land use legislation enacted in the United States. As debate and wrangling over the 2007 Farm Bill intensifies, this work offers an overview of  Read more...

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