MORNING-MidwestDigest-12-20-16

Max Armstrong offers insight about the wheat market.

Max is in Kansas City today.

We're almost done with the fall of 2016. As hard as it is to believe, we haven't started winter. Winter comes in at 4:44 a.m. central time tomorrow.

There was a winter rally in the wheat market triggered by the cold based on fears the cold can winterkill some of the exposed wheat. Yesterday, wheat helped counter the downturn in the market because of the winter temps. The near term forecast indicates the worst of the cold is behind us for a time.

This is the fifth year of declining college enrollment. There are now about 19 million people in college. College enrollment peaked at over 20 million five years ago.

The Lands End clothing company CEO will live in Dodgeville, Wisconsin.

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