Agriculture Under the Trade Agreements

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Barter Plans and Export Subsidies for Farm Products

Two Years of bumper crops have brought back large surpluses of agricultural commodities to the United States, depressing farm prices and confronting Congress with urgent demands for additional legislation to help the farmers. Leading proposals now under consideration are an export subsidy for cotton, and the plan of Senator Byrnes (D., S. C.) to barter surplus stocks of farm commodities for tin, manganese, rubber and other strategic materials which would be stored to form a reserve for use ...

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