Max Armstrong talks about the value of social media during the holidays. He also notes that there's about $1 billion in gift cards that are out there and not used.
He also shares insight into the government hog and pigs report from last week, and the challenge ahead for the pork industry. He quotes Dennis Smith, Archer Financial Services, who is a regular guest on This Week in Agribusiness, about the hog markets.
And he offers a look at the need for organ donors with thousands of patients waiting for donations.
Midwest Digest is a twice-daily look at news from around the Midwest. Veteran broadcaster Max Armstrong offers news and commentary for the region.