FARMERS: The Wheat Rise

If the movement that is under way does not collapse, if it is not based on miscalculation, the farm situation in the U. S. is in a fair way for a complete change.

Wheat prices mounted rapidly last week. Corn prices followed. They reached a point about 30% higher than the week before. If the movement goes on at the same speed with which it has begun, dollar-and-a-half wheat will be a reality in the near future.

The bare facts are these: World wheat production...

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