The Dust Is Blowing in Kansas

Davis, Kenneth S.
August 1954
New Republic;8/9/54, Vol. 131 Issue 6, p13
This article focuses on a drought- and heat-stricken area in Kansas city, United States. Assistant Secretary of Agriculture of the United States, Ross Rizley and the Department's special consultant on drought conditions, Harvey Dahl met with agricultural authorities of Missouri and Kansas to discuss what immediate steps the federal government should take to succor this segment of a drought stricken area. Simultaneously, in Washington, the Senate Finance Committee voted unanimously to allow, farmers and ranchers, in designated drought-disaster areas to sell their cattle without payment of taxes, provided the cattle are replaced within the year.


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