Letter from the Editor

China was the United States’ largest supplier of goods imports in 2010 and was our 3rd largest supplier of agricultural imports at $3.4 billion.

Leading categories include: processed fruit and vegetables ($811 million), fruit and


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At one point during my seven semesters at South Dakota State University, also known as the Harvard of the Prairie, one of the history professors tried to talk me into going for a third major.


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Early during the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, I found myself in a small Mississippi take-out restaurant nearing the order counter while still reading the menu when I noticed there was a


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As the joint DOJ/USDA workshop on antitrust issues in the meat industry got underway in Fort Collins, CO Friday morning, Attorney General Eric Holder said something that caught my attention.

hogs-featured.jpgThese hearings are about concentration


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