Agricultural Imports

While the agricultural exports of America are receiving a great deal of attention, our agricultural imports are rarely if ever mentioned. And yet, as the Department of Agriculture recently pointed out, during the fiscal year our importations of agricultural products for the first time in history exceeded sales of our agricultural products abroad. During the year ending June 30, 1923, our imports in this class (including forest products) were valued at $2,315,000,000 or $780,000,000 more than in the year pre ceding; while our agricultural exports...

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