Time Clock, Sep. 19, 1955

FARM INCOMES will be boosted and surplus products cut back, if Agriculture Secretary Benson can persuade Congress to okay a mammoth new crop-control program that may cost as much as $500 million a year. Benson wants to buttress present flexible price supports by paying farmers $10 to $12 an acre yearly to grow grass, cover crops and trees on their land, thus cut down on overall farm output by taking 40 million acres out of food production.

U.S. EXPORTS are steaming ahead, the Commerce Department reports. The business boom in Western Europe and Canada...

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