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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

👤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

👤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

👤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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Grain Transportation: Mississippi Water Levels Slowly Dropping – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Cash Grains Analyst 🕔Feb 2, 2016

Maybe it’s time to rename the Mississippi River “The Barge Graveyard” as another barge sank on Jan. 26. The river was closed at Mile 120 near Destrehan, Louisiana, to Mile 134 near Reserve, Louisiana. According to reports, two tugs collided

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Mississippi River Flooding Obstructs Traffic, Endangers Lives, Property – DTN

Mississippi River Flooding Obstructs Traffic, Endangers Lives, Property – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Cash Grains Analyst 🕔Jan 6, 2016

As the swollen Mississippi River leaves behind a sizable path of property destruction and tragic loss of human lives and livestock in Missouri and southern Illinois, floodwaters are heading farther south to the Gulf of Mexico, threatening towns and farmland

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Flooded Rivers Slow Barge Traffic, Basis Bids Drop – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Cash Grains Analyst 🕔Jul 20, 2015

Illinois River levels rose again after the area was hit by more heavy rains recently, said Tom Russell, co-owner of the Russell Marine Group. “That rain runoff was sufficient enough to cause the Illinois River to close again at mile

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Barge Traffic: Rivers Thawing Doesn’t Mean Smooth Sailing – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Cash Grains Analyst 🕔Mar 16, 2015

Warmer weather is allowing ice on northern portions of U.S. inland waterways to melt and break up, leading to warnings of ice jams on major river shipping routes. On March 10, the National Weather Service (NWS) released its north-central river

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U.S. Grain Transportation: Barge Rates Remain Well Above Average

👤From USDA Grain Transportation Report 🕔Oct 30, 2014

Barge rates for export grain at principal inland origins averaged 33 to 60 percent higher than the 5-year average during October. In anticipation of a record corn and soybean harvest, barge rates began to increase in late August and reached

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U.S. Grain Transportation: Higher Soybean Shipment Boosts Inspections

👤From USDA Grain Transportation Report 🕔Oct 23, 2014

For the week ending October 16, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) from all major export regions reached 3.25 million metric tons (mmt), up 11 percent from the past week, 10 percent from last year, and 46 percent

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U.S. Grain Transportation: Inspections Highest Since May

👤From USDA Grain Transportation Report 🕔Sep 25, 2014

For the week ending September 18, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, soybeans) from all major export regions reached 1.98 million metric tons (mmt), up 17 percent from the last week, down 5 percent from last year, and 26 percent

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