Farm Price Supports

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Price Supports And Agricultural Surpluses

Place of Supports in Eisenhower Program

The most formidable task immediately confronting the Eisenhower administration in the field of domestic policy is preparation before Congress meets in January of a new farm program that will be acceptable both politically and economically, that will hold the support of pivotal agricultural areas for the party in power without unduly obstructing administration efforts to balance the federal budget before the 1956 presidential election.

President Eisenhower told the Future Farmers of America, meeting in annual convention at Kansas City Oct. 15, that the goal of his administration is “a solidly based, comprehensive farm program that will remedy present difficulties in the existing laws—a program that will build markets, safeguard farm income, and protect consumers.” At the ...

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