Changes in agriculture

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Changes in agriculture.  The New Deal significantly enlarged the role the federal government played in agriculture. Its  emphasis was on those who were severely hurt by the Depression, and it had significant success in  restoring a measure of prosperity to agriculture even before the start of World War II. The Farm  Credit Act (1933) protected farmers against foreclosure on their property, while the Commodity Credit  Corporation extended loans to farmers on their crops. The loans made to electrical cooperatives  through the Rural Electrification Administration (1935) doubled the number of farms receiving  electricity by 1941. Meanwhile, agencies such as the Soil Conservation Service (1935), the  Resettlement Administration (1935), and the Farm Security Administration (1937) were committed to 
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