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Max Armstrong talks about helping the homeless, rising soybean prices and record cold winter from history

Max Armstrong shares that shelters for homeless people and animals are full today after a record cold night, and he shares the importance of donations to support these efforts. From This Week in Agribusiness it turns out that the grain markets got worried about Brazil's weather which pushed up the soybean market. As for this cold weather, Max shared that during 1983 at Christmas when the temperatures were worse in Chicago with wind chills at minus 80. And learn what Max was driving back in that winter of 1983, you'll be surprised.

Midwest Digest is a twice-daily audio feature produced by Max Armstrong, offering news and commentary from across the Midwest.

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