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MORNING-Midwest Digest, February 17, 2020

Max Armstrong talks election, a Nebraska ice jam, National Grain Safety Week and the value of wind farms

Max Armstrong looks at a range of news this morning including claims that Michael Bloomberg is working to "buy his way" into the presidential election. An ice jam along the Platte River in Nebraska trapped people in cabins. It's National Grain Bin Safety Week and Max shares that wet grain has let to several deaths from grain entrapment this winter, making attention to safety more important. Max shares the value of wind farms to agriculture. And consider a random act of kindness.

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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