|1.||They can become acquainted with the agricultural conditions and needs of the State.|
|2.||They can help secure the good will of the parents and neighbors for the movement.|
|3.||The live-at-home program means better living for the entire State, especially for the children.|
|4.||They can help call the attention of the farmers to the program now, which would enable them to include it in their farm plans for this year.|
If the live-at-home idea is to be of any real worth in increasing the income from farming and in improving the living conditions of our farmers, it must be a continuing part of our whole agricultural scheme from year to year.
The financial distress of agriculture is being manifested in the dissatisfaction of the farmer with his tax burden; but the real effect is more far-reaching than this. To relieve the farmers of their tax burden altogether would fail to relieve them of their distress. I say frankly that one of the most serious elements in the intricate maze of interlocking difficulties with which this State is now grappling and which we lump together