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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 Grains: Ag Groups Emphasize Waterway Infrastructure Needs to Congress

Moving Grains: Ag Groups Emphasize Waterway Infrastructure Needs to Congress

👤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 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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Moving Grains: Missouri River Navigation Season Expected to be Normal

Moving Grains: Missouri River Navigation Season Expected to be Normal

👤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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Railroads and Shipping: Will Trump’s Freeze Derail Rules Change? – DTN

Railroads and Shipping: Will Trump’s Freeze Derail Rules Change? – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Cash Grains Analyst 🕔Jan 31, 2017

At the end of last year, the U.S. Surface Transportation Board appeared on track to finalize several rules that would affect the nation’s railroads and shippers who use rail service to move products, including agricultural products and fertilizer. Now a

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Grain Transportation: Canada’s G3 Will Build “Next-Generation” Terminal At Vancouver

Grain Transportation: Canada’s G3 Will Build “Next-Generation” Terminal At Vancouver

👤From a press release 🕔Dec 21, 2016

Terminal Vancouver, an affiliate of G3 Global Holdings (G3), announced today that it will build a state-of-the-art grain export terminal in North Vancouver, British Columbia – the first new grain terminal constructed at the Port of Vancouver since the 1960s. “Our Vancouver terminal is central

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Midwest Grains: Record Yields Lead to Storage Crunch, Higher Elevator Profits

Midwest Grains: Record Yields Lead to Storage Crunch, Higher Elevator Profits

👤From a Press Release 🕔Dec 5, 2016

Exceptional harvests have created a storage capacity crunch at U.S. elevators and are contributing to a brighter economic outlook for elevator operators, according to a new research report from CoBank. Record yields of corn, soybeans and grain sorghum are competing

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Ag in Politics: Infrastructure Upgrade Ahead? Here’s Hoping – DTN

Ag in Politics: Infrastructure Upgrade Ahead? Here’s Hoping – DTN

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Nov 17, 2016

Rural America should take some encouragement that President-elect Donald Trump could invest in the nation’s infrastructure, including roads and bridges in rural areas, the head of the Soy Transportation Coalition said on Tuesday. This would be good news for agriculture

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Grain Transportation: Hopes of Bipartisan Support for Infrastructure Challenges

Grain Transportation: Hopes of Bipartisan Support for Infrastructure Challenges

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Cash Grains Analyst 🕔Nov 16, 2016

While various trucking and transportation-related industries have congratulated President-elect Donald Trump on his election victory, some people are wondering if recent regulations may be reversed and others are concerned if the poor state of the nation’s infrastructure problems will be

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