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Moving Grain: Dec. Stocks Highest in 30 Years; Weather Continues to Disrupt River Traffic

Moving Grain: Dec. Stocks Highest in 30 Years; Weather Continues to Disrupt River Traffic

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Jan 18, 2018

December Grain Stocks: Highest in Past 30 Years Among the many USDA reports published last week (including the January World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report and the latest monthly World Markets and Trade reports from the Foreign Agricultural Service),

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Moving Grain: Diesel Prices Hit 3 Year High

Moving Grain: Diesel Prices Hit 3 Year High

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Jan 11, 2018

Diesel Prices Hit $3.00 Per Gallon During the week ending January 8, diesel prices averaged $3.00 per gallon at retail sales. The last time the Energy Information Agency reported diesel prices above $3.00 per gallon was on the week ending

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Grain Shipping: Frozen Rivers Halt Some Barge Traffic – DTN

Grain Shipping: Frozen Rivers Halt Some Barge Traffic – DTN

πŸ‘€By Mary Kennedy DTN Cash Grains Analyst 🕔Jan 9, 2018

The only place where frozen bodies of water are a good thing this time of year is in the Upper Midwest where many of us Northerners enjoy the winter ritual of ice fishing. Icing on the U.S. river system, however,

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Moving Grain: Upper Mississippi River Locks Scheduled Repairs

Moving Grain: Upper Mississippi River Locks Scheduled Repairs

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Dec 7, 2017

Several Upper Mississippi River Locks Scheduled for Closure to Accommodate Repairs In order to conduct repairs, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has scheduled several lock closures on the Upper Mississippi River during the upcoming winter season. Mississippi River

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Moving Grain: How Do Unscheduled Lock Outages Affect Barge Traffic?

Moving Grain: How Do Unscheduled Lock Outages Affect Barge Traffic?

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Nov 9, 2017

Study Examines Impact of Unscheduled Lock Outages on Barge Traffic The National Waterways Foundation and U.S. Maritime Administration released its study, β€œThe Impacts of Unscheduled Lock Outages,” which shows the economic impact of unscheduled lock outages at four locations along

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Moving Grain: Barge Rates Fall as Navigation Conditions Improve

Moving Grain: Barge Rates Fall as Navigation Conditions Improve

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Barge Rates Fall as Navigation Conditions Improve As of October 10, spot barge rates for export grain from major originating locations decreased 41 to 65 percent compared to the previous week. After surging to 3-year highs by October 3, rates

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Moving Grain: Low Water Disrupts Barge Traffic on Illinois River

Moving Grain: Low Water Disrupts Barge Traffic on Illinois River

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Sep 22, 2017

Low Water Conditions Disrupting Barge Traffic On September 17, low water conditions closed a section of the Illinois River near La Grange Lock and Dam. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is planning to begin dredging the Illinois River on

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Moving Grain: Lock Delays on Ohio, Illinois Rivers Expected For Early July

Moving Grain: Lock Delays on Ohio, Illinois Rivers Expected For Early July

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Jul 6, 2017

STB Updates Regulations on the Publication of Agricultural and Fertilizer Tariffs On June 30, the Surface Transportation Board (STB) adopted final rules amending regulations on the publication of rate and service terms for agricultural products and fertilizer. For those commodities,

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

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

πŸ‘€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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