MORNING-Midwest Digest, May 25, 2020

Max Armstrong talks social distancing challenges, tough spring weather and a little tip for this holiday weekend.

Max Armstrong offers some insight on the lack of social distancing at an event in the Lake of the Ozarks; oh, and Max notes someone saw an alligator at Kentucky Lake. In Chicago, police worked to break up large crowds, and some suffered minor injuries. From This Week in Agribusiness, Max notes that imports of pork to China are up more than 170% in April. And Max shares the challenges farmers are facing this spring season, including news of a farmer killed working to free a mud-stuck tractor. And Max offers a little insight on this "canceled" Memorial Day weekend.

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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