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Food Prices #259429

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 31, 1978
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(Studio) Agriculture Department reported drop in raw food prices noted. Record corn crop credited. Farmers' dilemma reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Carlock, Illinois) Film shown. Large harvest and farmers' determination to keep corn off market said causing storage problem. [Storage bin salesman Russ BAUER - says price drop feared.] [Farmer Everett LAESCH - cites reasons why farmers aren't doing well.] Sale of crop at low price this year said to affect price next year Livestock aspect noted. [Farmer Marvin LAY - speaks of prices.] Bumper crop pessimism noted.

Faw, Bob;
Mudd, Roger

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