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Moving Grain: Mississippi River Traffic Improves with Falling Water Levels

Moving Grain: Mississippi River Traffic Improves with Falling Water Levels

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Jun 8, 2017

Barge Tonnages Increase with Slight Navigation Improvements As of June 6, Upper Mississippi River levels from St. Paul, MN, to Cape Girardeau, MO, have been falling. Levels on the Lower Ohio River are also falling, while levels on the Arkansas

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Moving Grain: Barge Tonnages Drop, Strong Carloads by Rail

Moving Grain: Barge Tonnages Drop, Strong Carloads by Rail

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Jun 2, 2017

Grain Barge Tonnages Drop in May Due to High Water Persistent rainfall throughout the spring has caused high water conditions that have slowed and sometimes halted navigation on portions of the Nation’s inland waterways. As of May 31, there are

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Moving Grain: Ocean Freight Rates Lowest in 3 Months

Moving Grain: Ocean Freight Rates Lowest in 3 Months

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔May 25, 2017

Ocean Freight Rates Reach Lowest Level During the Past 12 Weeks Ocean freight rates for shipping bulk grains fell to their lowest level over the past 12 weeks. As of May 18, the rate for shipping grains from the U.S.

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Moving Grain: Barge Traffic Resumes, High Water, Flooding Continue

Moving Grain: Barge Traffic Resumes, High Water, Flooding Continue

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔May 18, 2017

Grain Barge Movement Recovered, But High Water and Flooding Continue Grain barge movements have recovered from the previous week, as high water gradually receded in the Upper Mississippi River. For the week ending May 13, downbound grain barge tonnages was

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Corn, Soy Export Inspections Bullish – DTN

Corn, Soy Export Inspections Bullish – DTN

πŸ‘€By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔May 16, 2017

Corn and soybean inspections were bullish again this week, while wheat inspections were neutral in this week’s export inspections report, according to DTN Analyst Todd Hultman. Corn weekly export inspections were 55.0 mb (1,395,853 mt) for the week ending Thursday,

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Moving Grain: Mississippi River Re-Opens After Flooding, Railroads Still Recovering

Moving Grain: Mississippi River Re-Opens After Flooding, Railroads Still Recovering

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔May 11, 2017

River Re-opens after Flooding On May 2, Mississippi River traffic was halted in the St. Louis area due to extensive flooding, reducing the normal amount of grain shipped on the river. For the week ending May 6, downbound grain barge

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Moving Grain: Rains Disrupt Both Rail and River Traffic

Moving Grain: Rains Disrupt Both Rail and River Traffic

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔May 5, 2017

High Water Disrupts Navigation on the Much of the Mississippi River System Recent rain events in much of the United States have raised water levels on the Mississippi, Illinois, Arkansas, and Lower Ohio Rivers. As of May 2, barge traffic

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Moving Grain: Bulk Ocean Freight Rates Highest Since 2014

Moving Grain: Bulk Ocean Freight Rates Highest Since 2014

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Apr 20, 2017

Bulk Ocean Freight Rates Highest Since 2014 Ocean freight rates for shipping bulk grains reached the highest level since December 2014. As of April 13, the rate for shipping a metric ton (mt) of grain from the U.S. Gulf to

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Moving Grains: Ag Groups Emphasize Waterway Infrastructure Needs to Congress

Moving Grains: Ag Groups Emphasize Waterway Infrastructure Needs to Congress

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Apr 13, 2017

NGFA Emphasizes Waterway Infrastructure Needs in Letters to Congress Through the National Grain and Feed Association’s (NGFA) Agricultural Transportation Working Group, 22 agricultural producer and agribusiness organizations sent letters to Senate and House appropriators on April 5, asking for continued

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Moving Grains: Missouri River Navigation Season Expected to be Normal

Moving Grains: Missouri River Navigation Season Expected to be Normal

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Mar 31, 2017

Missouri River Navigation Season Expected to be Normal Normally, navigation on the Missouri River is only possible certain times of the year through a series of releases of stored water in upstream reservoirs. This year, with sufficient water levels in

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