Is It a Good Farm Bill?

May 1941
New Republic;5/26/41, Vol. 104 Issue 21, p717
Discusses the 1941 farm legislation passed by the U.S. Congress. Criticism of the bill by major journals; Possible impact of the bill on food prices; Comments on the government's decision to support the prices of pork, dairy and poultry products; Effect of compulsory loan rates at 85 percent of parity on loan levels; Impact of the bill on farmers' income; Discussion of provision for parity or soil conservation payments in the bill.


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