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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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Moving Grain: Dredging Issues on Lower Mississippi; Grain Inspections Continue Climb

Moving Grain: Dredging Issues on Lower Mississippi; Grain Inspections Continue Climb

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 10, 2017

GAO Looks at Dredging Issues on the Lower Mississippi River In July 2017, the General Accountability Office (GAO) released a report titled Inland Harbors: The Corps of Engineers Should Assess Existing Capabilities to Better Inform Dredging Decisions (GAO-17-635). The report

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Moving Grain: Export Inspections Decrease, Remain Above Average

Moving Grain: Export Inspections Decrease, Remain Above Average

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 3, 2017

Grain Inspections Decrease But Remain Above Average For the week ending July 27, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) for export from major U.S. export regions reached 2.1 million metric tons (mmt), down 4 percent from the previous

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Moving Grain: House Ag Committee Examines State of Rural Infrastructure

Moving Grain: House Ag Committee Examines State of Rural Infrastructure

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 20, 2017

House Agriculture Committee Examines “State of Infrastructure in Rural America” On July 19, the House Committee on Agriculture held a public hearing on the state of infrastructure in rural America, covering topics such as rural broadband, water, energy, agricultural research

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Moving Grain: Barge Tonnages 14% Above Average

Moving Grain: Barge Tonnages 14% Above Average

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 13, 2017

Mississippi Gulf Grain Inspections Rebound For the week ending July 6, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) for export from major U.S. export regions reached 2 million metric tons (mmt), up 6 percent from the previous week, down

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Moving Grain: Total Grain Inspections Decrease

Moving Grain: Total Grain Inspections Decrease

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 29, 2017

The Port of Los Angeles Sets 12-Month Container Throughput Record According to the Port of Los Angeles (LA), during the week ending June 23, “Evergreen Line’s Ever Sigma container ship discharged the 9 millionth TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) to pass

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Moving Grain: Mississippi River Traffic Improves with Falling Water Levels

Moving Grain: Mississippi River Traffic Improves with Falling Water Levels

👤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

👤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

👤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

👤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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