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January-March 2006

Cover: With rates of obesity and nutrition-related diseases skyrocketing, scientists and policy experts have proposed agricultural policies that would encourage consumers to make healthier food choices. In this issue, a panel of experts debate's diversified agriculture with its hundreds of specialty crops (page 5), and a policy analyst argues for market incentives to encourage better nutrition among food stamp recipients (page 8).

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California Agriculture, January-March 2006

Volume 60, Number 1
Food policies, food choices: Market incentives for health

Peer-reviewed Research and Review Articles

Market incentives could bring U.S. agriculture and nutrition policies into accord
by Josh Miner
pp8-13 , doi#10.3733/ca.v060n01p8
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Central Coast consumers want more food-related information, from safety to ethics
by Philip H. Howard
pp14-19 , doi#10.3733/ca.v060n01p14
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Food behavior checklist effectively evaluates nutrition education
by Mary L. Blackburn, Marilyn S. Townsend, Lucia L. Kaiser, Anna C. Martin, Estella A. West, Barbara Turner, Amy B. Joy
pp20-24 , doi#10.3733/ca.v060n01p20
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Smaller loads reduce risk of back injuries during wine grape harvest
by James M. Meyers, John A. Miles, Julia Faucett, Fadi Fathallah, Ira Janowitz, Rhonda Smith, Ed A. Weber
pp25-31 , doi#10.3733/ca.v060n01p25
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New controls investigated for vine mealybug
by Kent M. Daane, Walter J. Bentley, Vaughn M. Walton, Raksha Malakar-Kuenen, Jocelyn G. Millar, Chuck A. Ingels, Ed A. Weber, Carmen Gispert
pp31-38 , doi#10.3733/ca.v060n01p31
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Editorial, News, Letters and Science Briefs

EDITORIAL: California Agriculture delivers access to peer-reviewed research
by Janet White
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Letters: January-March 2006
From our readers
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Panel debates next Farm Bill's impact on California
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