Business & Finance: Agricultural Prosperity

The final estimate of the farm value of American crops as of Dec. 1, made by the Department of Agriculture, places the figure for 1923 at $8,322,695,000. This represents an increase of $800,000,000 over the crops of last year, and is about $2,000,000,000 more than crop values in 1921. It is obvious that the farmer is finding his way out of the great agricultural depression.

Farmers' receipts from corn, oats, barley, buckwheat, flaxseed, potatoes, hay (tame and wild), tobacco, cotton and cottonseed, sugar beets, maple sugar, sorghum, peanuts, beans, onions, cabbage, hops, apples...

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