MIDDAY-MidwestDigest-03-30-18

Max Armstrong talks about Prospective Planting report. (audio)

If you’re keeping an eye on the cost of money to buy a home, the mortgage rates did not go up this week. The 15-year fixed rate slid. Mortgage experts are split on where they are headed.

This was the week USDA gave us a peak at what farmers are planting this year. Farmers said plant less than 90 million acres each to corn and soybeans. There is slight tendency for numbers to be higher for corn and soybeans in report than what is actually planted.

Orion Samuelson is 84 this weekend. Orion is from Norwegian area of Wisconsin.

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