MORNING-MidwestDigest-07-12-17

Max Armstrong talks about herbicide drift. (audio)

Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell says Senate will begin August break two weeks late. It will start the third week of August.

Weed scientist with University of Illinois says it may be tip of iceberg. Farmers may see symptoms long after damage has appeared. Missouri and Arkansas have halted use of dicamba herbicide because of drift damage.

We need to do more to protect our farms from terror threats, Iowa pork leader says. FMD, which could devastate hog and cattle industry, can spread through the air.

In Missouri, church has been sponsoring firework display for several years. Few days ago person drove pickup truck right into middle of it. Driver fled the scene.

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