TITLE

Will the Farmers Remember?

PUB. DATE
November 1941
SOURCE
New Republic;11/10/41, Vol. 105 Issue 19, p608
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the situation of farmers in the U.S. Reports on a proposal to increase the loan rate on the basic commodities; Intention of the Banking Committee to set a ceiling of 110 percent of parity on farm prices; View food as the cheapest component of the cost of living, standing at 82.2 percent of the 1924-29 average as contrasted with 85.5 percent for all living costs combined; Decline in the prices of leading products; Shortage of reserve supplies of wheat, tobacco, corn, cotton and rice.
ACCESSION #
14691826

 

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