MORNING-Midwest-Digest-12-7-16

Max Armstrong says farmers feel better about their situation than they did a few short weeks ago.

Chicago-based Boeing issued a brief response to a tweet from President-elect Trump alleging they were being paid $4 billion for a new presidential plane. Boeing said they are under contract with the U.S. Air Force to deliver a plane for $170 million that serves the unique needs of the president of the United States.

Farmers feel better about their situation than they did few short weeks ago. Contribute the improvement in producer sentiment to a soybean rally, which occurred despite record large harvests this fall.

The cattle industry has decided it needs more people. NCBA is mounting membership recruitment campaign that continues through January.

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