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Max Armstrong shares news of a lack of bus drivers, rising values of pastureland and he recognizes a key group of school workers

September 6, 2021

Max Armstrong looks at labor shortages impacting a range of industries including bus drivers for schools. Max shares that a building boom in Bloomington, Ill., is putting pressure on labor there. From This Week in Agribusiness, there's news that even pastureland is garnering higher prices and he shares an interesting example. And school cafeterias are running short on supplies ahead of the new education season, and Max honors school cooks.

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

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Photo: Stephen Simpson

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