AGRICULTURE: Over the Waves

Hoping to make a molehill out of its $3.7 billion mountain of farm surpluses, the Commodity Credit Corp. last week started something like a giveaway program. It listed eleven Government-held agricultural products for sale to U.S. exporters at cut rates for resale abroad. Some of the bargains: ¶CJ 73 million Ibs. of dried eggs, originally bought at $1.30 a lb., now on sale at 40¢ a lb.

¶ Potatoes, which CCC is now buying at $2.10 a hundredweight, available at 1¢ a 100-lb. sack.

¶ 30 million Ibs. of Mexican canned meat & gravy, purchased for about 30¢ a lb., pricetagged...

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