HUSBANDRY: Incubus Upon Incubus

When Alexander Legge was Federal Farm Board chairman, he used to stage what he called "Legge shows" throughout the wheat-growing midWest. If at these performances any farmers expected to see chorus girls, hear jazz tunes, guffaw at wisecracks, they were disappointed. It was not that kind of show. Instead Chairman Legge would mount a bare platform and make a speech. His constant theme: Cut wheat acreage by 20%. But when the farmers got home at night, they were more likely to remember Mr. Legge's clenched fists, his...

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