The story of the problems and future of the small farmer told from first hand knowledge (Bucks Co. Penna.) Farming because of technology, industrial influence, migration to the city, lacks of rural education is in critical state. This is a blue-print for preserving this vital factor, through federal aid, soil conservation, consumer and distribution cooperatives, raising of level of living conditions, improvement of rural education, with specific courses for farmers, expansion of Social Security. Tribute paid to Dept. Of Agriculture --opposition to Farm Bloc. Concrete illustration of points under discussion demonstrated in Bucks County. A challenging book for today.