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Exhausted and frustrated, farmers sometimes joined together to protest their plight. In Wisconsin in 1932 angry dairymen hijacked milk trucks and spilled the milk onto the ground. Across the nation farmers with shotguns in hand stopped the sales of friends' farms or forced auctioneers of foreclosed farms to sell them back to their original owners at nominal prices. In summer 1932 farmers in Iowa joined together in the Farmers' Holiday Association, trying to raise prices through a farmers' strike that they hoped would spread across the nation. When violence between striking and nonstriking farmers broke out in western Iowa, however, Milo Reno, the colorful leader of the association, ended the strike.

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