U.S. at War: Trouble in Food

High-domed Herbert W. Parisius, a man who believes the food situation is too serious to permit fooling with politics and pressure groups, last week threw up his five-week-old job as Food Boss Claude Wickard's Director of Food Production.

"Parse" Parisius had a good and tested idea: to draw a million small farmers into the nation's critical food production battle by providing them supervision and credit for needed equipment, feed and fertilizer. Twice Parisius submitted such plans to Claude Wickard. Twice the Food Boss agreed, only to change his mind in the knowledge that the big farmers' lobbyists insist production increases can come...

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