FARMERS: Grain Marketing

Farmers may be perennially willing to buy bad oil stocks, but they will not apparently purchase securities of "cooperative marketing" enterprises.

In 1921, the U. S. Grain Growers obtained the backing of all the farm organizations in the West, yet it perished in 1922. The next scheme, entitled the National Wheat Growers, arrived in

1922 and departed in 1924. Last year (TIME, July 28) the $26,000,000 Grain Marketing Co. was incorporated amid shouts of applause by professional rather than vocational "farmers." Now the Grain Marketing Co. has apparently in its turn reached the...

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