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Food Prices / Fertilizer #30211

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 20, 1974
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(Studio) Food prices may increase more in `74 than projected.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Champaign Cnty., Illinois) Nitrogen fertilizer in short supply. [Fertilizer dealer Ray CARLSON - admits some farmers' crops to suffer from short supply of fertilizer.] [Farmer, Delmar KESLER - states fertilizer lifeblood for crops.] [Agriculture economist Dr. Lowell HILL - believes consumer should be concerned about fertilizer shortage because of direct relationship to food on table.] Govt.'s plan to increase farm land for crops won't mean lower food prices because of shortage.
REPORTER: Ron Miller

Miller, Ron;
Reasoner, Harry

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