AGRICULTURE: Heading for a Veto

Ever since falling farm prices and higher costs put the squeeze on their incomes last year, the nation's farmers have pushed for "emergency" legislation that would boost Government price guarantees. With help from liberal urban Democrats, the politically skillful farm bloc has shepherded one package of supports for corn, dairy and other agricultural products through the House (TIME, March 31), propelled another, more generous version through the Senate, and engineered a compromise that emerged from a conference committee last week. The measure promptly sailed back through the Senate; it will pass...

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