In honor of national trucker appreciation day, we’re highlighting those that provide a very important service. Bruce Jung from Mascoutah shares with Rita Frazer information about his 3rd generation trucking company. Abigail Hodel, a truck driver from El Paso in Woodford County, talks with Jim Taylor about how she got into trucking and how it has provided income for her family. We wrap up the show with markets with Agrivisor's Karl Setzer.
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53:002021 Illinois Milk Producers Dairy Sustainability award winners, Triple V Farms, from Clinton County talk about their farm. Mike Steenhook, Soy Transportation Coalition, talks infrastructure.State Treasurer Michael Frerichs. Pigskin Picks
RFD Today November 25
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RFD Today November 24
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RFD Today, November 23
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RFD Today November 22
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RFD Today November 19
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RFD Today November 18
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RFD Today November 17
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RFD Today November 16
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RFD Today Monday November 15
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