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Agriculture / Record Grain Crops / Wheat Prices #486086

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 10, 1976
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(Studio) Agriculture Department had predicted record corn crop; says now it will be bigger than expected and should keep retail prices down. Many farmers not happy with wheat prices.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Jamestown, North Dakota) Details of surplus wheat crop and effect on prices noted. Farmers meet in Jamestown, North Dakota, to discuss problem. [Wheat farmer Ken SPITZER - says reserve ought to be set up and government market grain with other exporting ntns.] [North Dakota farm bureau president, Francis SIMMERS - says government representatives major of people and farmers are minority; any government action would be to satisfy major not minority.] Low prices noted.
REPORTER: Mike Jackson

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Jackson, Mike
Duration:
00:02:00

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