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Grain Markets: Strong Export Demand in 2016-17; Will It Last?

Grain Markets: Strong Export Demand in 2016-17; Will It Last?

👤By Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Aug 7, 2017

While market observers focus on the changing outlook for corn and soybean yields brought on by the shift in weather patterns over the last few weeks, export markets continue to reveal consumption information relevant to price formation during the current

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U.S. Grain Export Inspections Bullish – DTN

U.S. Grain Export Inspections Bullish – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman DTN Analyst 🕔Jun 13, 2017

Corn, soybean and wheat inspections were bullish again this week in this week’s export inspections report, according to DTN Analyst Todd Hultman. Corn weekly export inspections were 41.0 mb (1,041,534 mt) for the week ending Thursday, June 8. This is

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Moving Grain: Union Pacific to Invest $57M in Nebraska Rail Infrastructure

Moving Grain: Union Pacific to Invest $57M in Nebraska Rail Infrastructure

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 27, 2017

Union Pacific Plans to Invest $57 Million in its Nebraska Rail Infrastructure In an April 24 news release, the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) noted its plans to spend $57 million in infrastructure investments in Nebraska this year, with $53 million

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Moving Grain: Bulk Ocean Freight Rates Highest Since 2014

Moving Grain: Bulk Ocean Freight Rates Highest Since 2014

👤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 Grain: High Water Slows Navigation on Upper Mississippi, Illinois Rivers

Moving Grain: High Water Slows Navigation on Upper Mississippi, Illinois Rivers

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 7, 2017

High Water Slows Navigation on the Upper Mississippi and Illinois Rivers Recent rain events in the Midwest have raised Mississippi and Illinois River levels to high water conditions. Parts of the Illinois River are at flood stage resulting in reduced

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Corn, Soy Exports Off to Red Hot Start 2016-17 – DTN

Corn, Soy Exports Off to Red Hot Start 2016-17 – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔Oct 11, 2016

Just one day ahead of USDA’s next round of row-crop estimates, it is no secret by now that the U.S. has had another good growing year and this fall’s harvest is expected to be big — record big. Dow Jones’

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Moving Grain: High Water Delays Upper Mississippi River Traffic

Moving Grain: High Water Delays Upper Mississippi River Traffic

👤From the USDA Grain Transportation Report 🕔Sep 30, 2016

High water Conditions Delaying Upper Mississippi River Traffic According to USDA’s September 27 Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin, 8 to 10 inches of rain fell in several Midwestern communities from September 20 to 23. Flood levels in parts of eastern

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Moving Grain: Gulf Grain Inspections Rebound

👤From the USDA Grain Transporation Report 🕔Jun 10, 2016

Mississippi Gulf Grain Inspections Rebound For the week ending June 2, Mississippi Gulf grain inspections totaled .788 million metric tons (mmt), up 33 percent from the previous week, and 22 percent above last year; due primarily to higher wheat and

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Moving Grain: Soybeans Drive Increase in Grain Inspections

Moving Grain: Soybeans Drive Increase in Grain Inspections

👤From USDA Grain Transportation Report 🕔Apr 15, 2016

Shippers Take Impending SOLAS Requirements to Congress At its hearing on April 14, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will look into the impact of the International Maritime Organization’s new Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) requirements scheduled to take

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Moving Grains: Weather Points to Early River Navigation Season

👤From USDA Grain Transportation Report 🕔Mar 11, 2016

Mild Weather on Upper Mississippi Favors Early Start of Navigation Season Above average Midwest temperatures for February have caused less ice accumulations on northern portions of the Upper Mississippi River. The improved navigation conditions for early March has made more

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