Barley, where it succeeds, yields a larger weight of feed per acre than any other small grain crop.
The importance to the nation of a generously adequate food supply for the coming year cannot be overemphasized, in view of the economic problems which may arise as a result of the entrance of the United States into the war.
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|Birth:||17th February, 1866|
|Death:||2nd September, 1940|
|Profession:||Academic, Businessman, Politician|
David Franklin Houston was born in Monroe, North Carolina. He was an American academic, businessman and democratic politician. He served under President Wilson as the 5th Secretary of Agriculture and the 48th United States Secretary of the Treasury. He graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1887 and did graduate work at Harvard University, where he received a M.A. in political science in 1892. He taught political science at University of Texas. He then became president of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas from 1902 until 1905. Houston left Texas to serve as chancellor of Washington University in St. Louis, a position he held from 1908 to 1913. After leaving the U.S. federal government, Houston became as the president of the Bell Telephone Securities and a vice president at AT&T. He was president of the Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York for ten years.
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