Business: Crops

This is the season when crop reporters are at their busiest. They are the gentry who flit about the countryside gathering data on agricultural conditions, data useful to farmer, middleman, speculator and consumer. Accuracy, speed and skillful surmise count mightily in the interplay of production, consumption and profits. Let him profit who best knows how, is the attitude of the Department of Agriculture, great compiler of pertinent statistics.

The Department has just issued its estimate for the 1926 crops of the country. That estimate, together with current meteorological, entymological and growing...

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