MIDDAY-MidwestDigest-04-26-18

Max Armstrong talks about Ecoli in romaine lettuce. (audio)

That romaine letter problem remains a worry. 31 more people have fallen ill with outbreak in more than 20 states. No deaths have been reported. Don’t eat romaine lettuce from Yuma, Arizona, region.

Our ag trade ambassador says China has 47% of world’s supply of wheat. They also have supplies of corn and rice. Gregg Doud says China isn’t reporting subsidies like it’s supposed to under WTO rules.

Growing up on our farm in Indiana we had dog who enjoyed sleeping on the cattle. On Highway 61 near Hastings, Minn., a goat and a dog were found walking along the road. The goat followed the dog into the car. Folks at animal shelter knew the dog and animals are back home now.

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