AGRICULTURE: Farm (& City) Policy

When she was appointed to the U.S. Senate two months ago to succeed the late Dwight Griswold (TIME, April 26), Nebraska Rancher Eva Bowring adopted a rancher's formula: "I'm going to ride the fence awhile until I find where the gates are." Last week Senator Bowring found a gate and rode through at full gallop.

Saddled Markets. A few hours after the Senate Agriculture Committee voted 8-7 to continue high, rigid support of basic farm-crop prices (the House Agriculture Committee had already voted 21-8 for the same policy), Republican Bowring rose on the Senate floor to make her maiden speech....

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