Many a city-born G.I. has yearned for a postwar farm. But agricultural wiseacres have warned that farming is no business for amateurs, G.I.s or otherwise. Lean, blond Peter Farrell Hudson, 36, medically discharged from the Army a year ago, disregarded such warnings. He settled in Nebraska's rolling North Platte valley, good land for wheat, corn and oats, dreamed of changing it into one mammoth, highly profitable truck garden. But Hudson had no luck when he tried to get a loan under the G.I. bill to start farming. Finally defeated by red tape, he went to work for the Union...

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