Business: Corn and Wheat

Corn is regularly the biggest crop in the U. S. although wheat and cotton attain more prominence in the headlines through their political significance.

This year, corn prices have risen with the rest of the cereals; and the corn belt's main worry has been as to the size of the current crop. Preliminary estimates as of Oct. 1 by the Department of Agriculture indicate a crop this year of 2,459,000,000 bu., compared with an actual crop of 3,046,387,000 bu. in 1923. Whether the higher price per bushel will compensate the corn-belt for its fewer...

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