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Moving Grain: Closed Section of Ohio River Re-Opens with Large Back-Log

Moving Grain: Closed Section of Ohio River Re-Opens with Large Back-Log

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 19, 2017

Ohio River Locks and Dam 52 Re-opens with Long Line of Barges Waiting to Transit On October 16, Ohio River Locks and Dam (L&D) 52 reopened after being closed for about a week due to high water conditions that stopped

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Moving Grain: Barge Rates Fall as Navigation Conditions Improve

Moving Grain: Barge Rates Fall as Navigation Conditions Improve

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Barge Rates Fall as Navigation Conditions Improve As of October 10, spot barge rates for export grain from major originating locations decreased 41 to 65 percent compared to the previous week. After surging to 3-year highs by October 3, rates

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Moving Grain: Cargill Expands Facility on Union Pacific Line

Moving Grain: Cargill Expands Facility on Union Pacific Line

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 5, 2017

Cargill Expands Facility on Union Pacific Line Cargill announced plans to invest $18 million to increase storage and unload capacity at its facility in Gibbon, NE. The project is slated to add 2 million bushels of upright grain storage space

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Moving Grain: Barge Rates Surge Due to River Traffic Disruptions

Moving Grain: Barge Rates Surge Due to River Traffic Disruptions

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 28, 2017

Barge Rates Surge As Adverse Navigation Conditions Disrupt River Traffic On September 26, spot barge rates for export grain from major originating areas increased 27 to 50 percent compared to last week. Low water conditions have impacted barge movements on

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Moving Grain: Low Water Disrupts Barge Traffic on Illinois River

Moving Grain: Low Water Disrupts Barge Traffic on Illinois River

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 22, 2017

Low Water Conditions Disrupting Barge Traffic On September 17, low water conditions closed a section of the Illinois River near La Grange Lock and Dam. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is planning to begin dredging the Illinois River on

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Moving Grain: Railroads Nearly Finished Restoring Service in Texas After Harvey

Moving Grain: Railroads Nearly Finished Restoring Service in Texas After Harvey

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 14, 2017

Railroads Nearly Complete in Restoring Service in Texas after Hurricane Harvey The railroads have made great strides in returning service to southeastern Texas following Hurricane Harvey. According to a September 7 customer announcement from Union Pacific, “Thanks to the incredible

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Moving Grain: Barge Movements Drop Due to Lock Repairs

Moving Grain: Barge Movements Drop Due to Lock Repairs

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 7, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Recovery Recovery efforts continue in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. State officials lifted evacuation orders for the impacted region. All ports in the region are open; however, some are open with draft restrictions still in place. The U.S.

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Moving Grain: Hurricane Harvey Closes Most Texas Ports, Shuts Down Rail Lines, Roads

Moving Grain: Hurricane Harvey Closes Most Texas Ports, Shuts Down Rail Lines, Roads

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 1, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Closes Most Texas Ports, Shuts Down Rail Lines and Roads According to USDA’s Aug. 29, 2017, Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin, Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Rockport, TX, on Aug. 25, with maximum sustained winds of 130 mph.

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Moving Grain: Export Inspections Up from Last Week

Moving Grain: Export Inspections Up from Last Week

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 24, 2017

Grain Inspections Increase from Previous Week For the week ending August 17, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) for export from major U.S. export regions reached 2 million metric tons (mmt), up 5 percent from the previous week,

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Moving Grain: Highest Average Diesel Prices Seen So Far in 2017

Moving Grain: Highest Average Diesel Prices Seen So Far in 2017

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 17, 2017

Grain Inspections at Lowest Level for the Year For the week ending August 10, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) for export from major U.S. export regions reached 1.88 million metric tons (mmt), the lowest so far for

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