MIDDAY-MidwestDigest-04-20-18

Max Armstrong talks about drought in U.S. (audio)

Federal authorities say they do not believe anyone has died from eating Romaine lettuce, but more than 50 people in 11 states have been sickened since the outbreak of Ecoli began last month originating in the bags of chopped salad originating in Arizona region. If you don’t know if the lettuce you are eating is Romaine or not, CDC says toss it.

Drought situation is improving in South Dakota. Less than 40% of North Dakota in drought. Oklahoma has improved. It’s not getting better in Kansas. 83% of Kansas is suffering some degree of drought condition.

With Earth Day observance this weekend, farmers think about Earth every day. These people have vested interest.

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