AGRICULTURE: Butter Up

Agriculture Secretary Ezra Taft Benson likes to say that if every American farmer would only drink one extra glass of milk each day, the U.S. dairy surplus would soon vanish. Last week, with surpluses still climbing, Secretary Benson tried to get the U.S. Government itself interested in his milk-drinking campaign. Into the hallways of Washington's Agriculture Building went four vending machines, each dispensing half a pint of milk for 10¢. Then, saying that he hoped the machines would soon be installed in all Government offices, Secretary Benson marched over to tell Congress the hard facts of the U.S. dairy...

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