AGRICULTURE: Onions Without Tears

White-haired, keen-eyed Sam Kennedy, Iowa's biggest onion and potato grower, last week finished a distasteful task. Across a 40-acre field on his farm near Clear Lake, Farmer Kennedy dumped 30 carloads of red and yellow globe onions. He put them there to rot. Like many another grower, Kennedy had been caught when onion prices, unsupported by Government props, collapsed a fortnight ago.

But Kennedy, who could have sold the onions for $90,000 six months ago, did not weep over his loss; nor did he yell for price support. He is opposed to...

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