FARMERS: Dragons' Teeth

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Last week in the corn belt, farmers were getting their fields in tilth for corn. In the wheat belt, spring wheat was being seeded —two weeks late because of cold. In the northern half of the cotton belt, cottonseed was going into the ground. In Texas, cotton plants were coming up. On the prairies—save where dust and drought had ruined it—winter wheat was growing green and waving in the breeze. In farmsteads everywhere newly farrowed piglets were lying like pink sausages at the teats of deflated sows. And in Washington,...

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