Thursday, June 07, 2007


Guiliani is skipping Iowa. So is McCain.

Farm policy may never see the light of day in this presidential campaign.

I wonder what the economic loss to IA could be from reduced media coverage?
Because the economic impact of a political primary is so short-lived, few deep analyses have been done on the subject. Officials in Iowa, which hosts the nation’s first contest in the presidential campaign calendar, the Iowa Caucus, suggest the quadrennial event brought between $70 million and $90 million into the state in 2000, but have never quantified how they arrived at that number. [More]

Anther Pillar of Farm Policy trembles.

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