AGRICULTURE: Up on the Farm

President Truman last week signed a bill allowing the Commodity Credit Corp an extra $2 billion for crop supports. The CCC had run through most of its previous $4,750,000,000 allotment. With many support prices likely to be higher than last year, the total amount tied up by Government purchases and loans under the support program is expected to hit a whopping $6 billion by the end of this year


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