FARMERS: First Quotas

When Congress passed the second Agricultural Adjustment Act last month, most complex of its many complexities appeared to be the means whereby marketing quotas were to be established by a nation-wide vote of farmers. Last week, first two referendums held under the new bill indicated that at least this part of its machinery was in good working order. Farmers in 20 States went to filling stations, schools, grange halls to cast ballots on whether or not the Department of Agriculture should impose quotas on 1938 crops of cotton and tobacco. Counted by...

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