MIDDAY-MidwestDigest-04-13-18

Max Armstrong talks about the farm bill. (audio)

Every farm bill has a name. The one introduced in Washington is called the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018. Conaway told reporters farm economy is hurting. Low prices are jeopardizing future of farm and ranchers in this country. He says American consumers will benefit. The old food stamp program will be reauthorized. It was the first step on what will be long trail to passage of farm bill.

Will all of this wintery weather end this month? Some forecasters are saying cold and wet weather will persist into May. Since 1885, measurable snow has fallen in 11 days in May. In 1966, there was quarter inch of snow.

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