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AGree Consensus Publications

A Call to Action for the Trump Administration | Elevate Food and Agriculture as a National Priority:

President Trump has highlighted the importance of agriculture and said he expects his nominee for Secretary of Agriculture, Governor Sonny Perdue, to "deliver big results." AGree is standing by to assist. 4 pages. February 2017.


A Call to Presidential Action | Elevating Food and Agriculture as a National Priority:

The right food and agricultural policies can improve the health of America’s families, economy, farms and the environment, as outlined in recommendations AGree is presenting to presidential candidates. AGree’s Call to Action provides core elements in a strategy for elevating food and agriculture as a national priority. 4 pages. January 2016.

Local Food: Revitalizing Community-based Food Systems:

AGree's Recommendations on Local Food. September 2015.

Research & Innovation: Strengthening Agricultural Research:

AGree's recommendations on Research & Innovation. June 2015.

Working Landscapes: Achieving Productivity, Profitability, and Environmental Outcomes:

AGree's consensus recommendations on Working Landscapes. November 2014.

Other AGree Publications

Crop Insurance, Credit, and Conservation:

This academic working paper by Joshua D. Woodard of Cornell University and Scott Marlow of the Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA is not an official AGree publication and is intended to serve as an information resource. 16 pages. April 2017.

Four Papers on the U.S. Federal Crop Insurance Program:

This compilation of Point of View and Background papers was written by independent authors; the collection of views and analyses presented in them do not represent official AGree positions nor the opinions of AGree Co-Chairs, Advisors, and partners. The papers are intended to stimulate thoughtful dialogue. 126 pages. March 2016.

  1. Soil, Conservation, and Federal Crop Insurance. By Joshua D. Woodard.
  2. Potential Conservation Implications of Federal Crop Insurance Actual Production History (APH) Procedures. By Barry J. Barnett and Ryan Stockwell.
  3. Public and Private Roles in Agricultural Risk Transfer. By Barry Barnett, Keith Coble and Stephanie Mercier.
  4. Private Sector Risk Management Tools. By Mike Boehlje and Steve Hofing.
Soil Data Not Considered in Cornerstone U.S. Agricultural Policy:

This academic working paper by Joshua D. Woodard and Leslie J. Verteramo Chiu of Cornell University is not an official AGree publication and is intended to serve as an information resource. Joshua D. Woodard and Leslie J. Verteramo Chiu, February 2016.

Integrating High Resolution Soil Data into Federal Crop Insurance Rates: Actuarial, Policy, and Sustainability Implications:

This academic working paper by Joshua D. Woodard of Cornell University is not an official AGree publication and is intended to serve as an information resource. Joshua D. Woodard, January 2016.

Food and Agricultural Education in the United States:

This paper examines the evolution of U.S. food and ag education, its current structure, and how it must adapt to meet emerging challenges. Stephanie Mercier. 24 pages, July 2015.

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