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Max Armstrong shares lottery info, a look at new laws for 2019 and an interesting tactic for catching a copper thief

January 1, 2019

Max Armstrong shares the news of the rising value of the Mega Millions lottery. From This Week in Agribusiness Max shares the rising enthusiasm for hemp since the passage of the farm bill, including its value as wild bird food. There are new laws in force for 2019, like a new wardrobe color choice for Illinois hunters; in Ohio, cursive is not obsolete; in Tennessee local authorities are prohibited from adopting sanctuary status. A Nebraska man was arrested for stealing copper in Iowa, found through GPS tracking.

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

And don’t miss Farm Progress America, which runs every day online.

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