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June 5, 1918

The Department of Agriculture is developing new storage methods to ensure insects don't spoil the supplies that are sitting in New York for European hunger relief. The Bureau of Animal Industry is sending another 47 vets to help mitigate the enormous loss of horses to distemper, influenza and shipping fever. The Office of Home Economics continues to urge the use of less wheat.

Source: "What the Department of Agriculture is Doing," Newark Post, Newark, Delaware, June 5, 1918. Page 2, Column 1-2.

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