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MIDDAY-MidwestDigest-1-1-18

Max Armstrong rounds out 2017 with a look at crop prices, and shares news of a barn fire tragedy in New York

Max Armstrong shares how crops fared by the end of the 2017 calendar year noting prices for corn, soybeans, sugar, beef, hogs and even orange juice and lumber. A Wisconsin man with multiple operating while intoxicated charges who had a recent crash but this time his 11-year-old son was also hurt badly. From This Week in Agribusiness, Max shares the story of a New York dairy farm that caught fire, destroying a barn and all the milk cows for a 21-year-old farmer and his wife. A GoFundMe account has been set up to help the family.

Midwest Digest is a twice-daily audio feature produced by Max Armstrong, offering news and commentary from across the Midwest.

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