FARMERS: Pig Surprise

Last January AAA sprang its great corn-hog reduction program. The hog part of it provided that every farmer who cut his hog birthrate 25% during 1934 would get a bonus of $5 a head for the other 75%. To many a Midwestern farmer who usually raised 100 hogs this meant $375 of wel- come Government cash if he would raise only 75 hogs. That was what Secretary Wallace had in mind.

But to the hog-raisers of New England it meant something else. A. F. MacDougal farm agent of...

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