Business & Finance: Big Farm Business

Last week the proposal was put for ward that the farmers of the country take over the combined businesses of five of the largest grain elevator companies of the Middle West (TIME, July 28). The Farm Bureau Federation approved it, and the first steps leading to carrying out the proposal were put into effect. This means that the Armour Grain Co., the Rosenbaum Grain Corp., J. C. Shaffer & Co., Rosenbaum Bros, and the Davis-Noland-Merrill Co. have surrendered their prop erties to the giant $26,000,000 Grain Marketing Co. The public is being asked to...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!