The release of the National Oilseed Processors Association soybean-crush estimates this past Friday indicated crush levels increased substantially in October. Driven by a moderate export pace for soybeans and a decent crush margin, soybean crush appears back on track for the 2019-2020 marketing year.

Raymond “Les” Pickett, age 70, passed away on November 17, 2019 in Kokomo. He was born in Elwood, Indiana on February 28, 1949 to the late Clarence and Marjorie (Armour) Pickett. After graduating from high school, Les began work at Delco, where he started as a production worker, and later be…