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Moving Grain: Rail Deliveries to Port Outpace Last Year

Moving Grain: Rail Deliveries to Port Outpace Last Year

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Rail Deliveries to Port Outpace Last Year Year-to-date rail deliveries of U.S. grain to port for export are up noticeably from the same time last year. Deliveries of grain are up mainly due to increasing demand from Asia and Latin

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Moving Grain: Total Export Inspections Rebound

Moving Grain: Total Export Inspections Rebound

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 15, 2017

Total Inspections of Grain Rebound and Remain Well Above-Average in PNW For the week ending June 8, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) for export from major U.S. export regions reached 2.4 million metric tons (mmt), up 18

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

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

👤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

👤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: 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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