FARMERS: End of the Row?

"The American public is not going to stand for what we have been doing much longer," said Kansas Farm Bureau President W. I. Boone last week. "The public is not going to keep on putting out money without getting results." Like many another leader in the wheat-corn belt, Boone recognized that farmers have just about harvested their way to the end of public patience with a farm subsidy program that now costs a scandalous $6.6 billion a year and gets worse with each crop (current Government-owned surplus: $9 billion).

Last month Boone's own...

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