FARMERS: New Worries

The good U.S. earth is yielding up the first fruits of 1942. Soon summer, moving north, will whiten the grain fields to the harvest—the biggest in U.S. history and the most needed. But to many farmers last week things did not look good.

Farmers had forgotten their chronic worry: low prices and poor markets. Their orders were to produce; and they liked that, because AAAllotments had thwarted their marrow-deep instinct to plant, tend and harvest. Barring too many bugs, too much rain, too little rain, things should have looked good.

Yet they had...

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