Business & Finance: Uncorrected Cotton

From its county agents who have talked with smalltown bankers, who have bounced along rural roads to look at farms and talk with farmers, the U. S. Crop Reporting Board of the Department of Agriculture gets the figures which enable it to make its monthly forecasts. Last week the Board met in Washington and pondered pages of cotton statis tics. The windows were carefully shaded as they have been ever since someone in the room crooked an instructive finger at a watching crony. When the estimate was finished it was that this year's cotton crop...

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