AGRICULTURE: Candy King Reaches Out

As the maker of Baby Ruth, Butterfinger and other candy bars, Curtiss Candy Co. President Otto Schnering is the U.S. Candy Bar King. As a shirtsleeved owner of such prize bulls as Netherhall Swanky Dan and St. James Philosophers Barbee, Schnering is also one of the nation's top farmers. Last week, on his 7,soo-acre Illinois domain, the Candy Bar King reached for a new crown. After seven years' research, grey-haired, blue-eyed Otto Schnering was ready to launch the first big-scale nationwide system of breeding cattle by artificial insemination.

Such breeding is by...

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