AGRICULTURE: Farm Plans for the Future

Shirtsleeves up, pencils at the ready, 17 members of the President's Agricultural Advisory Commission met in Washington last week to wrestle with a hydra-headed monster. Every time they lopped off one head, two more seemed to sprout up. The monster: a farm program to go into effect after 1954.

For weeks the commission, headed by Dean William Myers of the Cornell College of Agriculture, has been reviewing suggestions from growers, handlers, processors, wholesalers and retailers, to draw up a program that will meet the approval of Agriculture Secretary Ezra Benson, the White...

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