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Thoughts and opinions

Will Spanish ripe olives puncture the CAP?

By attacking Spanish ripe olives, the US Department of Commerce risks setting a precedent that could undermine the undistorting nature…

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Thoughts and opinions

California farmers say ‘yes’ to better sharing the value of milk

The Federal Milk Marketing Orders (FMMO) – or federal milk marketing boards – organize the sharing of milk value between…

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Research and analysis

Adjusted downward, wheat prices in China remain among the highest in the world

China has one of the most interventionist agricultural policies in the world, and Chinese wheat remains one of the best-valued…

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Thoughts and opinions

Got Too Much Steel? Too Much Milk?

While President Trump has just started the commercial hostilities on steel and aluminum, drawing a parallel between the difficulties of…

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Research and analysis

Futures markets and income insurances are not substitutes for public regulations

In a series of three articles, we are proposing additional insights on what is known as private risk management tools––futures…

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Research and analysis

Futures markets and income insurances are not substitutes for public regulations (2/3)

In the first article of this series, we demonstrated that the effectiveness of private risk management tools depended on the…

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