MEAT: Roundup

U.S. citizens wondered why there was a meat shortage. The welkin rang with name-calling and charges of avarice and Government bungling. The few facts that could be dug out of the row were startling. Some of them:'

¶ Hog production in the Midwest is 30 to 40% less than a year ago, despite a bumper crop of feed corn. The reason: the price of corn is fixed too high in relation to the fixed price of hogs.

¶ The greatest herd of cattle on record (80 million head) roamed the vast, greening ranges. But...

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