MORNING-MidwestDigest-05-18-17

Max Armstrong talks about deaths associated with floodwaters. (audio)

The economists are saying it's a good sign that we are borrowing again. Loan delinquency is climbing, though.

Some farm organization leaders telling me privately they are worried about agenda in Washington getting sidetracked. They are thrilled with first 100 days of Trump administration.

Powerful winds yesterday took topsoil from fields and moved it around. It wasn't blowing from cover crop fields.

As this week's powerful storms have moved through, I'm reminded that more than 100 people a year die when in floodwaters, most from people trying to drive through floodwaters. 61% died in vehicles, often after driving through barriers or ignoring signs that told them to turn back.

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