MIDDAY-MidwestDigest-08-02-17

Max Armstrong says USA Today is out with its football team rankings. (audio)

USA Today is out with top 25 football teams from high schools. Ranked 22nd is Indianapolis Ben Davis High School with 52 seniors on the team. Brentwood Academy from Tennessee is No. 15.

What commodity prices are doing any given day can have impact on how farmers are feeling.

Purdue/CME Group Index of Producer Sentiment should say what date it came out. Was it before or after commodity prices took a hit.

In Montana, grain truck was hit by freight train. From Iowa to Indiana there have been at least six crashes of self-propelled sprayers and trains. Any time is train time.

Tomorrow is opening day at Wisconsin State Fair. Livestock will be in the spotlight. Fair poster in 1981 showed pig with rose in its mouth - one of his favorite slogans - Wisconsin State Fair the days of swine and roses.

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