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Learner Resources

A Partial Bibliography of Sources for the 70s to Today Section

  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Chartbook #13: Health Care in Urban and Rural Areas, Combined Years 1998-2000. June 2004. Rockville, MD., downloaded from http://www.meps.ahrq.gov/data_files/publications/cb13/cb13.shtml
  • Aiken, J. David, "Balancing Endangered Species Protection and Irrigation Water Rights: The Platte River Cooperative Agreement," Great Plains Natural Resources Journal, 1999. Downloaded from http://www.nationalaglawcenter.org/assets/bibarticles/aiken_balancing.pdf.
  • American Medical Student Association, "Health Care Delivery: Rural vs. Urban Communities," downloaded from http://www.amsa.org/programs/gpit/ruralurban.cfm

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  • Bajaj, Vikas, "Trade Talks to Resume, but Divides Remain," New York Times, September 5, 2009, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/05/business/global/05trade.html.
  • Barrionuevo, Alexei, "Mountains of Corn and a Sea of Farm Subsidies," New York Times, November 9, 2005, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/09/business/09harvest.html.
  • Bearak, Barry, "Why People Still Starve," The New York Times Magazine, July 13, 2003, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/2003/07/13/magazine/13AFRICA.html.
  • Belsie, Laurent, "How to feed the world," Christian Science Monitor, February 20, 2003, downloaded from http://www.csmonitor.com/2003/0220/p11s01-sten.html.
  • Benbrook, Charles, "Impacts of Genetically Engineered Crops on Pesticide Use in the United States: The First Thirteen Years," The Organic Center, downloaded from http://www.organic-center.org/reportfiles/13Years20091126_FullReport.pdf.
  • Bennett, Trude, "Reproductive Health Care in the Rural United States," JAMA, January 2, 2002, Vol. 287, No. 1.
  • Beyond Pesticides, National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides, "Environmental Benefits of Organic Agriculture," downloaded from http://www.beyondpesticides.org/organicfood/environment/index.htm.
  • Biello, David, "Grass Makes Better Ethanol than Corn Does," Scientific American, January 8, 2008, downloaded from http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=grass-makes-better-ethanol-than-corn.
  • Bijman, Jos, "AgrEvo: From Crop Protection to Crop Production," AgBioForum, Vol 4, No. 1, 2001, pages 20-25, downloaded from http://www.agbioforum.org/v4n1/v4n1a04-bijman.pdf.
  • Bittman, Mark, "Rethinking the Meat-Guzzler," New York Times, January 27, 2008, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/27/weekinreview/27bittman.html.
  • Bourne, Joel K. Jr., "Green Dreams," National Geographic, October 2007, pages 38-59.
  • Boyer, Paul S., "Livestock Industry," The Oxford Companion to United States History, downloaded from http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1O119-LivestockIndustry.html.
  • Bradsher, Keith, and Andrew Martin, "Crop Research Is Neglected, and Third World Pays the Price," New York Times, May 18, 2008, page 1, 12.
  • Bradsher, Keith, and Andrew Martin, "Shortages Threaten Farmers' Key Tool: Fertilizer," New York Times, April 30, 2008, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/30/business/worldbusiness/30fertilizer.html.
  • Broder, John M. "Bush Signs Broad Energy Bill," New York Times, December 19, 2007.
  • Brown, David L., and Louis E. Swanson, Challenges for rural America in the 21st century, Pennsylvania State University Press, University Park, PA, page 330 +

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  • Cala, Andrés, "Future of Biofuels Expected to Remain Bright," New York Times, May 19, 2009, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/19/business /global/19renbio.html.
  • Carroll, John, The Illustrated Book of Tractors, Southwater, London, 2003.
  • Carroll, Joseph, "Crystal Meth, Child Molestation Top Crime Concerns," Gallup Poll, May 3, 2005, downloaded from http://www.gallup.com/poll/16123/Crystal-Meth-Child-Molestation-Top-Crime-Concerns.aspx.
  • Castle, Stephen, and Doreen Carvajal, "Small Elite Reaps Millions in E.U. Farm Subsidies," New York Times, May 7, 2009, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/08/business/global/08farm.html.
  • Castle, Stephen, "European Farmers' Anger Spills into the Streets of Brussels," New York Times, October 6, 2009, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/06/business/global/06milk.html.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health, Unites States, 2001, with Urban and Rural Health Chartbook, Hyattsville, Maryland, 2001.
  • Center for Immigration Studies, various reports downloaded from http://www.cis.org/.
  • Congressional Budget Office, "The Impact of Ethanol Use on Food Prices and Greenhouse-Gas Emissions," downloaded from http://cbo.gov/ftpdocs/100xx/doc10057/04-08-Ethanol.pdf.
  • Cooper, J.B., and Fiona Sigalla, "Agriculture, Technology and the Economy," Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, 1996, downloaded from http://www.dallasfed.org/research/pubs/agtech.html.
  • Cooper, Kathleen B., and Michael D. Gallagher, A Nation Online: Entering the Broadband Age, U.S. Department of Commerce, 2004, downloaded from http://www.ntia.doc.gov/reports/anol/NationOnlineBroadband04.pdf.
  • Council for Responsible Genetics, "DNA Patents Create Monopolies on Living Organisms," downloaded from http://www.actionbioscience.org/genomic/crg.html.
  • Cowen, Richard, "Ancient Irrigation," downloaded from http://mygeologypage.ucdavis.edu/cowen/~GEL115/115CH17oldirrigation.html.

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  • Davis, Anne, "G20 condemn fuel subsidies," WAtoday, Sept. 27, 2009, downloaded from http://www.watoday.com.au/action/printArticle?id=756555.
  • Dalla, Rochelle, "Examing Strengths and Challenges of Rapid Rural Immigration," Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, downloaded from http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1714&context=greatplainsresearch
  • DiCola, Peter, False Premises, False Promises: A Quantitative History of Ownership Consolidation in the Radio Industry, Future of Music Coalition, December 2006, downloaded by http://www.futureofmusic.org/images/FMCradiostudy06.pdf.
  • Dorn, Tom, "Nitrogen Sources," University of Nebraska Lincoln Extension Service, downloaded from http://lancaster.unl.edu/ag/factsheets/288.htm.
  • Dugan, Joe, "Ethanol and the Environment" Lincoln Journal Star, July 8, 2007.
  • Dugger, Celia W., "W.H.O. Supports Wider Use of DDT vs. Malaria," New York Times, September 16, 2006, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/16/world/africa/16malaria.html.
  • Duhigg, Charles, "Debating How Much Weed Killer is Safe in Your Water Glass," New York Times, August 23, 2009, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/23/us/23water.html.
  • Duram, Leslie A., "Organic Farmers in the US: Opportunities, Realities and Barriers," Plant Management Network, downloaded from http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/pub/cm/symposium/organics/Duram/.

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  • Eaton, Sam, "Pharmaceuticals go on a buyout binge," Marketplace, from American Public Media, March 12, 2009, downloaded from http://marketplace.publicradio.org/display/web/2009/03/12/pm_pharma/
  • Ecochem, "Manure is an Excellent Fertilizer," downloaded from http://www.ecochem.com/t_manure/fert.html.
  • Ecological Agriculture Projects, "A History of Sustainable Agriculture," McGill University, downloaded from http://www.eap.mcgill.ca/AASA_1.htm.
  • Elder, Janet, "Women's Jobs Help Save Many Farms," New York Times, December 11, 1986, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/1986/12/11/garder/women-s-jobs-help-save-many-farms.html.
  • Energy Information Administration, "Weekly U.S. All Grades All Formulations Retail Gasoline Prices," downloaded from http://tonto.eia.doe.gov/dnav/pet/hist/mg_tt_usw.htm.
  • EPA, "National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances [for organic agriculture]," downloaded from http://www.ams.usda.gov/AMSv1.0/getfile?dDocName=STELPRDC5068682&acct=nopgeninfo.
  • EPA Office of Compliance, "Profile of the Agricultural Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer Industry," September 2000, downloaded from http://www.epa.gov/compliance/resources/publications/assistance/sectors/notebooks/agchem.pdf.
  • ETC Group, "Patenting the 'Climate Genes'… and Capturing the Climate Agenda" downloaded from http://www.etcgroup.org/en/node/687.
  • Ethanol Information India Web site, "Ethanol Worldwide," from http://www.ethanolindia.net/ethanol_world.html.
  • Etter, Lauren, "Ethanol craze cools as profits decline, issues multiply," Wall Street Journal, reprinted in the Lincoln Journal Star, Dec. 2, 2007.

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  • Farm Aid, "Keep America Growing," downloaded from http://www.farmaid.org/site/c.qll5lhNVJsE/b.2723673/k.8C39/Past_Concerts.htm.
  • FAO, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, "Livestock's Long Shadow," Livestock, Environment and Development (LEAD) Initiative, 2006, downloaded from http://www.fao.org/docrep/010/a0701e/a0701e00.HTM.
  • FAO, U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, "The State of Food and Agriculture 2003-2004: Agricultural Biotechnology, Meeting the Needs of the Poor? 2004, downloaded from http://www.fao.org/publications/sofa/en/.
  • Farm Service Agency, "Nebraska CRP Facts," March 2007, downloaded from http://www.fsa.usda.gov/Internet/FSA_File/fsnecrp061407.pdf.
  • Feder, Barnaby J., "Monsanto Receives Gene Patent; Files Lawsuit Against 2 Rivals," New York Times, March 21, 1996, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/1996/03/21/business/monsanto-receives-gene-patent-files-lawsuit-against-2-rivals.html.
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, History of the Eighties: Volume 1, An Examination of the Banking Crises of the 198s and Early 1990s, 1997, downloaded from http://www.fdic.gov/bank/historical/history/3_85.pdf.
  • Federation for American Immigration Reform, "History of U.S. Immigration Laws," downloaded from http://www.fairus.org/site/PageNavigator/facts/research_us_laws/.
  • Feenstra, Dr. Gail W., "What is Sustainable Agriculture?" University of California Davis, downloaded from http://www.pbs.org/ktca/farmhouses/sustainable_agriculture.html.
  • Fernandez-Cornejo, Jorge, and William D. McBride, "Adoption of Bioengineered Crops," USDA Economic Research Service, downloaded from http://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/aer810/aer810.pdf.
  • Fertilizer Institute, "Fertilizer's Role in Agriculture," downloaded from http://www.ifca.com/show_file.php?DID=22.
  • Fleming, James Rodger, Historical Perspectives on Climate Change, Oxford University Press, New York, 1998, page 117.
  • Flesher, Jared, "Defining "Sustainable Agriculture," New York Times, July 7, 2009, downloaded from http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/07/07/defining-sustainable-agriculture./

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  • Gardner, Bruce L., American Agriculture in the Twentieth Century: Hot it Flourished and What it Cost, Harvard University Press, Cambridge MA and London England, 2002, page 78.
  • Gertner, John, "For Good, Measure," New York Times Magazine, March 9, 2008, page 65.
  • Gertner, John, "The Future is Drying Up," New York Times Magazine, October 21, 2007, pages 68-77 +.
  • Global Insight, "U.S. Agricultural Equipment: Powering Jobs and Dollars," prepared for the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, March 2007, downloaded from http://www.farmequip.org/member_files/pdf/global_insight_study.pdf.
  • Gold, Russell, "Oil Industry braces for drop in U.S. thirst for gasoline," Wall Street Journal, April 13, 2009, downloaded from http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123957686061311925.html.
  • Goldblatt, Jennifer, "More Women Turn to Farming," New York Times, March 7, 2004, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/07nyregion/more-women/turn-to-farming.html.

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  • Harkins, Anthony, Hillbilly: A Cultural History of an American Icon, Oxford University Press, New York NY, 2004.
  • Harris, Richard Jackson, A Cognitive Psychology of Mass Communication, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Mahway, NJ, 2004, page 90-91.
  • Hartley, David, "Substance Abuse Among Rural Youth: A little Meth and a Lot of Booze," University of Maine, Rural Health Research and Policy Center, downloaded from http://muskie.usm.maine.edu/Publications/rural/pb35a.pdf
  • Hatherill, J. Robert, University of California Santa Barbara, "Commercial Agriculture: Facts and Figures," Veg Source, downloaded from http://www.vegsource.com/articles/chemical.farming.htm.
  • Heady, Hilda R., and Robert C. Byrd, "A Delicate Balance: The Economics of Rural Health Care Delivery," msJAMA, January 2, 2002, Vol. 287, No. 1.
  • Heppenheimer, T.A., "The Growth of Genetically Modified Foods," Invention and Technology, 19(1), page 16-25, downloaded from http://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/history/lecture33/4_33-2.html.
  • Herszenhorn, David M., "Obama's Farm Subsidy Cuts Meet Stiff Resistance," New York Times, April 4, 2009, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/04/us/politics/04farm.html.
  • Hovey, Art, "Atrazine getting new scrutiny from EPA," Lincoln Journal Star, January 10, 2010.
  • Hovey, Art, "Bankruptcy opens plant's closed loop system," Lincoln Journal Star, March 2, 2008, downloaded from http://www.journalstar.com/business/local/article_87322e78-c567-5565-8ee0-445b35bdcf01.html.
  • Hovey, Art, "Judge ready to weigh Republican River Evidence," Lincoln Journal Star, December 14, 2009, downloaded from http://www.journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/article_ec505b58-e904-11de-8c0d-001cc4c002e0.html.
  • Hovey, Art, "Passing the Torch: Nebraska takes the lead for irrigation," Lincoln Journal Star, April 19, 2009 pages A1 and A8.
  • How Products Are Made, "Fertilizer," http://www.madehow.com/Volume-3/Fertilizer.html.
  • Hovey, Art, "Ethanol advocates look toward rockier road," Lincoln Journal Star, April 3, 2009.
  • Human Genome Project, "Genetics and Patenting," downloaded from http://www.ornl.gov/sci/techresources/Human_Genome/elsi/patents.shtml.
  • Hurt, R. Douglas, Problems of Plenty: The American Farmer in the Twentieth Century, Ivan R. Dee publisher, Chicago, IL, 2002, pages 135-142, 151.

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  • Industry Task Force II on 2,4-D Research Data, downloaded from http://www.24d.org/.
  • International Trade Administration, "Agricultural Equipment," downloaded from http://trade.gov/mas/manufacturing/OAAI/ag_equipment_snapshot.asp.
  • Internet for Everyone, "Five Days on the Digital Dirt Road," downloaded from http://www.internetforeveryone.org/americaoffline/nc/day2.
  • IPCC, 2007: Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, M.L. Parry, O.F. Canziani, J.P. Palutikof, P.J. van der Linden and C.E. Hanson, Eds., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 976pp.
  • ISAAA, International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications, "ISAAA Brief 39-2008: Executive Summary," downloaded from http://www.isaaa.org/resources/publications/briefs/39/executivesummary/default.html.

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  • Jelinek, Pauline, "Army's Suicide Rate Hits a 26-year High," the Associated Press, from the Lincoln Journal Star, August 17, 2007, page 4A
  • John Deere Company, 2007 Global Citizenship Report: Performance that Endures, downloaded from http://www.deere.com/en_US/globalcitizenship/media/pdf/report/2007_gcreport_en.pdf.

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  • Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured ,"The Uninsured in Rural America," April 2003
  • Kandel,William, "Meat-Processing Firms Attract Hispanic Workers to Rural America," Amber Waves Magazine, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, June 2006, downloaded from http://www.ers.usda.gov/AmberWaves/June06/Features/MeatProcessing.htm.
  • Kane, Tim, "Who are the Recruits?" The Heritage Foundation Center for Data Analysis, Washington, DC, Oct. 2006.
  • Kennedy, David M., "Can We Still Afford to Be a Nation of Immigrants?" The Atlantic Monthly, November 1996, downloaded from http://www.theatlantic.com/issues/96nov/immigrat/kennedy.htm.
  • King, Ryan, "The Next Big Thing? Methamphetamine in the United States," The Sentencing Project, Washington, DC, June 2006, downloaded from http://www.sentencingproject.org/Admin/Documents/publications/dp_nextbigthing_meth.pdf.
  • Krugman, Paul, "Grains Gone Wild," New York Times, April 7, 2008, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/07/opinion/07krugman.html?paul%20Krugman%20column%20ethanol.
  • Krugman, Paul, "The Sum of All Ears," New York Times, Jan. 29, 2007.
  • Kusmin, Lorin, with Robert Gibbs and Timothy Parker, "Education's Role in the Metro-Nonmetro Earnings Divide," Amber Waves, downloaded from http://www.ers.usda.gov/AmberWaves/February08/Features/EducationRole.htm.

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  • Lammers, Dirk, "Refiner Valero to obtain 7 VeraSun plants," Associated Press published in the Lincoln Journal Star, March 18, 2009, downloaded from http://www.journalstar.com/business/article_cb89c38a-1afb-5501-aeb8-a03fbf797c8a.html.
  • Lee, Jennifer, "Popular Pesticide Faulted for Frogs' Sexual Abnormalities," New York Times, June 19, 2003, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/2003/06/19/us/popular-pesticide-faulted-for-frogs-sexual-abnormalities.html.
  • Lichter, S. Robert, with Daniel Amundson and Linda S. Lichter, Perceptions of Rural America: Media Coverage, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Washington DC, 2002.
  • Lincoln Journal Star, "Brazil Company is buying Swift," May 30, 2007, page 11A.
  • Lincoln Journal Star editorial, "Brace for rough ride on ethanol," November 19, 2008.
  • Live Science web site, "The History of Climate Change Science," January 31, 2007, downloaded from http://www.livescience.com/environment/070131_climate_change_history.html.
  • Lizza, Ryan, "Return of the Nativist," The New Yorker, December 17, 2007, downloaded from http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2007/12/071217fa_fact_lizza.

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  • Mann, Charles, "Our Good Earth," National Geographic, September 2008, pp. 88-107.
  • Martin, Andrew, "Farm Life, Subsidized by a Job Elsewhere," New York Times, February 8, 2009, page BU 6.
  • Martin, Andrew, "Fuel Choices, food Crises and Finger-Pointing," New York Times, April 15, 2008.
  • McGaha, Elizabeth, and Mark Kudlowitz, Immigration and Housing in Rural America, Housing Assistance Council, September, 2007, downloaded from http://www.ruralhome.org/manager/uploads/Immigration2007.pdf.
  • McGranahan, David A., and Calvin L. Beale, "Understanding Rural Population Loss," Rural America, Winter 2002, Vol. 17, Issue 4, downloaded from http://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/ruralamerica/ra174/ra174a.pdf.
  • McGuire, V.L., 2009, Water-level changes in the High Plains aquifer, predevelopment to 2007, 2005-06, and 2006-07: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5019, 9 p., available at: http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2009/5019/.
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  • Missouri Census Data Center, "Ten Things to Know about Urban vs. Rural," downloaded from http://mcdc2.missouri.edu/TenThings/urbanrural.shtml.
  • Montana State University (2008, September 10). Manure 'Smells Like Money' As Energy Costs Rise. ScienceDaily. Retrieved December 9, 2009, from http://www.sciencedaily.com­ /releases/2008/09/080908225153.htm
  • Moore, Julia, and Gilbert Winham, "Let's not escalate the 'Frankenfood' war," Christian Science Monitor, December 20, 2002, downloaded from http://www.csmonitor.com/2002/11220/p13s02-coop.htm.
  • Moore, Robert M. editor, The Hidden America: Social Problems in Rural America for the Twenty-First Century, Selinsgrove: Susquehanna University Press, London, pages 57-100.
  • Morgan, Dan, Merchants of Grain: the Power and Profits of the Five Giant Companies at the Center of the World's Food Supply, 1979 and 2000, Viking Press and iUniverse, page 139 and page 159.
  • MOSES, the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service, "Guidebook for Organic Certification, Third Edition," downloaded from http://www.mosesorganic.org.

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  • Nabhan, Gary Paul, Enduring Seeds: Native American Agriculture and Wild Plant Conservation, University of Arizona Press, 2002, page xxvi.
  • Naranjo, Steven E., et.al., "The Present and Future Role of Insect-Resistant Genetically Modified Cotton in IPM," downloaded from http://www.ars.usda.gov/SP2UserFiles/person/4056/Naranjoetal.BtBook2008.pdf.
  • Nash, Nathaniel C., "Failure of Banks Reach 100," New York Times, November 9, 1985, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/1985/11/09/business/failures-of-banks-reach-100.html.
  • National Agricultural Statistics Service, 2007 Census of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2008, downloaded from http://www.agcensus.usda.gov.
  • National Parks Service, "Battling marijuana farms in America's national parks," press release, August 25, 2008, downloaded from http://home.nps.gov/applications/release/Detail.cfm?ID=814.
  • National Priorities Project, "Military Recruitment 2008: Significant Gap in Army's Quality and Quantity Goals," downloaded from http://www.nationalpriorities.org/militaryrecruiting2008.
  • National Telecommunications and Information Administration, "Broadband Investment During the Bush Administration," downloaded from http://www.usda.gov/rus/telecom/broadband/pdf/BIBA_asof_5-9-08.pdf.
  • National Telecommunications and Information Administration, "Broadband Technology Opportunities Program," downloaded from http://www.ntia.doc.gov/broadbandgrants/
  • Nebraska Ethanol Board, "Nebraska Ethanol Industry: Ethanol Plants in Nebraska," downloaded from http://www.ne-ethanol.org/industry/ethplants.htm.

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  • Occupatiional Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), "Youth in Agriculture," downloaded from http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/youth/agriculture/chemicals.html.
  • Opie, John, Ogallala: Water for a Dry Land, second edition, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, 2000.
  • Organic Trade Association, "2009 Organic Industry Survey," downloaded from http://www.ota.com/organic/mt/business.html
  • Ostlie, K. R., et.al., "Bt Corn and European Corn Borer," University of Minnesota Extension, 2008, downloaded from http://www.extension.umn.edu/distribution/cropsystems/DC7055.html.

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  • Park, Tarah, "US departing record levels of undocumented immigrants: ICE," downloaded from Jurist web site, http://jurist.law.pitt.edu/paperchase/2008/11/us-deporting-record-levels-of.php.
  • Polgreen, Lydia, "West African Villagers Stake Their Fortunes on the Future Price of Rice," New York Times, January 25, 2009, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/26/world/africa/26senegal.html.
  • Pollack, Andrew, "Changing Times Challenge World Hunger Organization," New York Times, May 15, 2001, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/2001/05/15/science/changing-times-challenge-world-hunger-organization.html.
  • Pollack, Andrew, "E.P.A. Rejects Use of a Gene-Altered Corn in Human Food," New York Times, July 28, 2001, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/2001/07/28/business/epa-rejects-use-of-a-gene-altered-corn-in-human-food.html.
  • Pollack, Andrew, "F.D.A. Approves Drug from Gene-Altered Goats," New York Times, February 7, 2009, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/07/business/07goatdrug.html.
  • Pollack, Andrew, "Pfizer Deal Signals a Move into Treating Rare Diseases," New York Times, December 2, 2009, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/02/business/02drug.html.
  • Pollan, Michael, The Omnivore's Dilemma, Penguin Group, New York, 2006, page 51-52.
  • Postel, Sandra, Pillar of Sand: Can the Irrigation Miracle Last? W.W. Norton & Company, 1999, page 3, 63-64.
  • Potter, Mark, "NBC: Rural meth labs – a toxic threat," NBC News, March 10, 2004, downloaded from http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/4489307/.
  • Preston, Julia, "No Need for a Warrant, You're an Immigrant," New York Times, October 14, 2007, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/14/weekinreview/14preston.html.
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  • Purdue Center for Regional Development, "Cost-of-Living Differences between Rural and Urban Areas in Indiana," downloaded from http://www.ibrc.indiana.edu/innovation/reports/sections/appendix_IV.pdf

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  • Raffensperger, Carolyn, and Nancy Myers, "A Brief History of Sustainable Agriculture," March 2004, Science and Environmental Health Network, downloaded from http://www.sehn.org/Volume_9-2.html.
  • Reisner, Marc, Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water, Viking Penguin, New York, 1986.
  • Renewable Fuels Association, Growing Innovation: 2009 Ethanol Industry Outlook.
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  • Roberts, Sam, "Government Offers Look at Nation's Immigrants," New York Times, February 21, 2009, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/21/us/21census.html.
  • Rosenberg, Tina, "What the World Needs Now is DDT," New York Times Magazine, April 11, 2004, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/2004/04/11/magazine/11DDT.html.
  • Rosenthal, Elisabeth, "As More Eat Meat, a Bid to Cut Emissions," New York Times, December 4, 2008, downloaded from http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/04/science/earth/04meat.html.

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