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Collated List of Articles

I post Ag Data News articles every Wednesday. Here's a convenient list of past articles based on whether they include R code, use data from our apps, address the effects of events or policies, or were written in my ARE 231 class.

List of most-read articles in my first year doing this (5/27/20-5/26/21):  It's Been a Year

A. Articles containing R code

  1. If Only There Were a Crop You Could Grow Without Water (6/30/21)
  2. How Mixed Up is California Agriculture? (6/23/21)
  3. When the Water Dries Up, Farmers Fallow Fields (6/16/21)
  4. I Hear the RD Train a Comin' (6/2/21)
  5. Don't Worry About Food Price Inflation (5/19/21)
  6. A California Avocado Hass Taken Over the World (5/5/21)
  7. Making Hay While the Water Flows (4/21/21)
  8. Assessing Fire Damage to the 2020 Wine Grape Crop (4/14/21)
  9. It Seems Like Farmers Should be Planting More Crops (4/7/21)
  10. What is a Farm? (3/24/21)
  11. Which Chicken Sandwich is the Best? (3/17/21)
  12. Daylight Saving is Good, Actually (3/10/21)
  13. One Bee for Every 20 Nuts (3/3/21)
  14. It Pays to be Big (2/24/21)
  15. A Crushing Crush Report (2/17/21)
  16. What's Worth More: A Cow's Milk or its Poop? (2/3/21)
  17. Bill Gates Doesn't Own That Much Farmland (1/27/21)
  18. All In On Grass Seed (1/20/21)
  19. Good Times Down on the Farm (1/6/21)
  20. Stagnating Agricultural Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa (12/4/20)
  21. Something in the Water (12/2/20)
  22. Too Many Cranberries (11/25/20)
  23. California Wine: Raisin Awareness (11/20/20)
  24. Oats are Trending (11/18/20)
  25. Shelling out for Peanuts (11/11/20)
  26. New Zealand Farmers Don't Want the Government's Money (10/28/20)
  27. Governments Like to Support Farmers (10/21/20)
  28. Mandate It and (Hope) It will Come (10/7/20)
  29. The World is Full of Hoppiness (9/23/20)
  30. China's Buying US Corn Again (9/9/20)
  31. California: We Grow That. And That. And That (7/22/20)
  32. Everyone, Look East (7/1/20)

The R code is linked in the articles and much of it is also available under "Examples" in our Accessing Ag Data Using R data app.

B. Articles using data from our apps

  1. If Only There Were a Crop You Could Grow Without Water (6/30/21)
  2. When the Water Dries Up, Farmers Fallow Fields (6/16/21)
  3. How Much Do California Farmers Really Produce? (6/9/21)
  4. I Hear the RD Train a Comin' (6/2/21)
  5. California Dreamin' (5/12/21)
  6. Making Hay While the Water Flows (4/21/21)
  7. Assessing Fire Damage to the 2020 Wine Grape Crop (4/14/21)
  8. Was the Stuck Ship a Big Deal? (3/31/21)
  9. One Bee for Every 20 Nuts (3/3/21)
  10. What's Worth More: A Cow's Milk or its Poop? (2/3/21)
  11. All In On Grass Seed (1/20/21)
  12. Always Take the Weather With You (1/13/21)
  13. Good Times Down on the Farm (1/6/21)
  14. America's Salad Bowl (12/23/20)
  15. Cotton Crop Insurance Bursting at the Seams (12/21/20)
  16. Something in the Water (12/2/20)
  17. California Wine: Raisin Awareness (11/20/20)
  18. Crop Insurance is only Appealing if it's Subsidized (11/4/20) 
  19. Early Warning System for Futures Market Nonconvergence (10/14/20)
  20. Mandate It and (Hope) It will Come (10/7/20)
  21. What They’ve Done in California is Just Crazy. Or is it? (9/30/20)
  22. China's Buying US Corn Again (9/9/20)
  23. Wining About Wildfire Smoke (8/19/20)
  24. Everyone is Good at Something (8/12/20)
  25. Is EV Battery Technology Goodenough?  (8/5/20)
  26. I Need Fuel (7/29/20)
  27. O Canada (7/8/20)
  28. Sorghum: It's Still a Thing (6/24/20)
  29. Use Someone Else's Big Computer (6/17/20)
  30. Eyes in the Sky (6/10/20)
  31. Why Soybeans? (6/3/20)
  32. California's Gone Nuts (5/27/20)

C. Articles on the effects of events or policies

  1. Taking the Tractor to Town (7/21/21)
  2. Pollution Hurts Plants Too (7/7/21)
  3. When the Water Dries Up, Farmers Fallow Fields (6/16/21)
  4. Don't Worry About Food Price Inflation (5/19/21)
  5. Should I Feel Guilty for Eating Beef? (5/28/21)
  6. Assessing Fire Damage to the 2020 Wine Grape Crop (4/14/21)
  7. Was the Stuck Ship a Big Deal? (3/31/21)
  8. Daylight Saving is Good, Actually (3/10/21)
  9. It Pays to be Big (2/24/21)
  10. It Matters Whether We Use Carrots Or Sticks (2/11/21)
  11. What's Worth More: A Cow's Milk or its Poop? (2/4/21)
  12. New Zealand Farmers Don't Want the Government's Money (10/28/20)
  13. Early Warning System for Futures Market Nonconvergence (10/14/20)
  14. Mandate It and (Hope) It will Come (10/7/20)
  15. What They’ve Done in California is Just Crazy. Or is it? (9/30/20)
  16. Did Climate Change Cause the Wildfires? (9/16/20)
  17. China's Buying US Corn Again (9/9/20)
  18. How Much Did Iowa's Massive Windstorm Affect Crops? (9/2/20)
  19. Wining About Wildfire Smoke (8/19/20)
  20. Is EV Battery Technology Goodenough?  (8/5/20)
  21. I Need Fuel (7/29/20)
  22. Should You Buy Burger King's New Low-Fart Burger? (7/15/20)

D. Articles written by ARE 231 students in Fall 2020

  1. Could We Pay Corn Farmers to Sequester Carbon? by Andrew Swanson (12/9/20)
  2. Stagnating Agricultural Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa by Isaac Ahimbisibwe (12/4/20)
  3. Something in the Water by Jeffrey Hadachek (12/2/20)
  4. Too Many Cranberries by Joseph Raymond (11/25/20)
  5. California Wine: Raisin Awareness by Kelly Wu and Sean Kiely (11/20/20)
  6. Oats are Trending by Scott Somerville (11/18/20)
  7. In Which States Will Agriculture Lose Most from Climate Change? by Goeun Lee (11/13/20)
  8. Shelling out for Peanuts by Madeline Turland and Devin Serfas (11/11/20)