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Benson Returns to U.s.; Says Israel is ‘growing, Dynamic’ Nation

Secretary of Agriculture Ezra T. Benson today praised the development of Israel and saw in it an expanding market for U.S. agriculture. Returning from an 18-day trip to Europe and the Middle East the Secretary issued a statement summing up his visits in the various countries.

Talking about Israel, Mr. Benson said; “Israel is a growing and dynamic nation which must be visited to be fully believed and appreciated.” He added that Israel had a “remarkably high standard of living” and promises to become an expanding market for U.S. agricultural products. This was Secretary Benson’s second visit to Israel.