FARMERS: Acreage & Allies

Dec. 25 was nearly half a year away, but last week AAAdministrator Chester C. Davis told U. S. wheat farmers just how good they would have to be if Santa Claus was going to keep on visiting them:

1) They must sign contracts promising to plant wheat acreage for the next four years of any size that AAA may fix within a range of 75% to 100% of their 1930-32 average.

2) Specifically, they must hold their acreage for 1936 down to not more than 85% of their 1930-32 average.

There was just one drawback:...

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