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Max Armstrong talks about coyotes. (audio)

They had a fairly small explosion yesterday at Ripon, Wis., at the cookie plant.

Some of my farmer friends who hunt have been posting photos of coyotes they’ve bagged. Coyote sightings often spike this time of year.

There’s been a post-harvest slump in land prices. The above-average yields boosted farmer optimism. Outside investors are diversifying and going into cropland.

That bacon festival in Des Moines will be on again this year. It will be the second year for the Mac and Cheese Fest in Indianapolis.

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