MORNING Midwest Digest 10-16-18

Max Armstrong talks about the pace of harvest. (audio)

There might be a line at the convenience store this morning. The mega millions jackpot is north of $60 million and it’s at least $345 million for Powerball.

Some Wisconsin fans in bars with multiple screens last night to watch Brewers and Packers games. Both teams won.

His farmer friends are posting pictures of ropes and chains ready to pull equipment out of mud. In Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota, only 1% of soybeans combined last week. Soybean harvest in South Dakota is 37% points behind 5-year average. In Iowa and Minnesota, it’s running about 30 points behind. Nationwide, the soy harvest is 15 points behind average. The corn harvest is 4 points ahead of average.

By now you’ve seen the video of the 10-year-old playing guitar with Foo Fighter band. That boy has the middle name Cash, named after Johnny Cash.

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