MIDDAY-MidwestDigest-05-01-18

Max Armstrong talks about the coldest April and a jump in planting progress.

April was doggone cold!

Corn planting progress is expectedly behind progress, but with continued fieldwork this week, we should see a big leap in planting percentage.

Workers are needed in Midwest cities. Hamilton, OH, will help pay student loans; other cities are offering money toward home purchase.

Many farmers were working on Sunday. Of 2,500 farmers polled, a large percentage were in the field.

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