Orville R Sellers article supporting the NFO

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Orville R Sellers article supporting the NFO - Montgomery Farmer Discusses The NFO By The...
Montgomery Farmer Discusses The NFO By The Dubois County National Farmers Organization The following was written for NFO by Orville R. Sellers, R. 2, Montgomery : The present holding action of the National Farmers Organization has provoked much discussion and controversy, not only in our area, but throughout the country. In view of the tremendous economic possibilities, and the resulting social and cultural advancements, it would be well that everyone study principle of “self-determination. ’ Yet all they ask through the N. F. O. is a voice in pricing their products, based on the cost of production. This is nothing new or strange, but is the basis of all pricing policy throughout the free enterprise system, except for the farmers. They are the only large economic segment in our economic system that takes their product to the market and asks ‘ What will you give me?” and have no choice but to take whatever offered. Although these men see a better standard of living for themselves, and more efficient production methods through increased capital, fthat is needed badly in vast amount* on almost every farm) they realize4hat and thoroughly understand the aims and methods of the N. F. O. before, increased buying power on the part condemning it. of the consuming public must be It would also be well to note the, created if they are to have customers quality of the men who are everyday, | ior their products, joining this organization. They arei However, as the farmtr begins to not only the leading farmers of the buy the equipment that he knows community, highly skilled technically. with a shrewd business judgment, but also men of vision, resolved and dedicated to the great American he must have in a modern economy, such as machinery, silos, farrowing houses, and modern feeding setu ps, (Continued on Page 9)

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  1. The Herald,
  2. 17 Apr 1961, Mon,
  3. Page 5

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