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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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Moving Grain: Vessel Loading Activity Remains Strong

Moving Grain: Vessel Loading Activity Remains Strong

👤From the USDA Grain Transportation Report 🕔Oct 7, 2016

Corn and Soybeans Boost Total Grain Inspections and … For the week ending September 29, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) reached 3.28 million metric tons (mmt), up 23 percent from the previous week, up 52 percent from

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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: Rain Impacts Houston Ship Channel

Moving Grain: Rain Impacts Houston Ship Channel

👤From the USDA Grain Transporation Report 🕔Jun 3, 2016

Rain Impacts Houston Ship Channel On May 29, flood levels and record setting water currents coming from the San Jacinto River caused a closure of the Houston Ship Channel (HSC) after 12 barges broke free. In 2015, the Port of

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Moving Grain: Grain Inspections Recede

Moving Grain: Grain Inspections Recede

👤From the USDA Grain Transporation Report 🕔May 6, 2016

Federal Grant Program Announced for Marine Transportation U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced the availability of $5 million in Federal funds to expand Marine Highway service by creating new or expanding existing services along designated Marine Highway

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Moving Grain: Export Inspections Unchanged from Last Week

Moving Grain: Export Inspections Unchanged from Last Week

👤From the USDA Grain Transporation Report 🕔Apr 29, 2016

Grain Inspections Unchanged from Past Week For the week ending April 21, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, soybeans) for export from all major export regions reached 1.84 million metric tons (mmt), unchanged from the past week, down 17 percent

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Moving Grain: Panama Canal Announces 3rd Round of Draft Restrictions

Moving Grain: Panama Canal Announces 3rd Round of Draft Restrictions

👤From the USDA Grain Transporation Report 🕔Apr 22, 2016

Panama Canal Announces Third Draft Restrictions Following previous announcements, the Panama Canal Authority announced a third round of draft restrictions on April 11 that will be imposed on vessels transiting the canal, effective May 9, 2016. The restrictions are based

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