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(Studio) Group of American farmers tries to go into world market
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Inverness, MT) "Golden triangle" of wheat shown. Farmers seeing if they can get better prices for their crops and break government hold on overseas sales. Group sold 8000 tons wheat to Japan through National Farmers Org. Deal done without aid of Washington, DC or grain exporting companies [NFO Montana Thomas MONFORTON - says we're entering into fight with companies Won't be in business if don't price our own products.] [Wheat farmer Robert PURDY - tells how procedure for selling changed.] Unlikely administration will oppose farmers. NFO hopes it can pressure grain companies into paying more to farmers for wheat. Could result in higher prices.
REPORTER: Chris Kelley
- Kelley, Chris;
- Schieffer, Bob
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