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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

👤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: Upper Mississippi River Begins to Close, Empty Barges Head Up Ohio River

Moving Grain: Upper Mississippi River Begins to Close, Empty Barges Head Up Ohio River

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 30, 2017

As Upper Mississippi River Begins to Close, Empty Grain Barges Head Up Ohio River For the week ending November 25, 534 grain barges passed downbound on the locking sections of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Arkansas Rivers, for a total tonnage

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Moving Grain: River Traffic Up as Harvest Nears Completion

Moving Grain: River Traffic Up as Harvest Nears Completion

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 17, 2017

River Traffic Up as Harvest Nears Completion During the last half of November, barge movements typically increase as the corn and soybean harvests near completion and barges depart from the northern most reaches of the soon-to-be-closed Upper Mississippi River because

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

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

👤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, “The Impacts of Unscheduled Lock Outages,” which shows the economic impact of unscheduled lock outages at four locations along

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Soybean Shipping: Barge Traffic Slowed by High Water and Service Issues – DTN

Soybean Shipping: Barge Traffic Slowed by High Water and Service Issues – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Cash Grains Analyst 🕔Oct 25, 2017

As new-crop soybeans head to U.S. rivers for shipment to the Gulf of Mexico, low water in some spots, high water in other areas and ongoing service issues will slow shipments. The Ohio River near Brookport, Illinois, has been the

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Moving Grain: Closed Section of Ohio River Re-Opens with Large Back-Log

Moving Grain: Closed Section of Ohio River Re-Opens with Large Back-Log

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 19, 2017

Ohio River Locks and Dam 52 Re-opens with Long Line of Barges Waiting to Transit On October 16, Ohio River Locks and Dam (L&D) 52 reopened after being closed for about a week due to high water conditions that stopped

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Moving Grain: Barge Rates Fall as Navigation Conditions Improve

Moving Grain: Barge Rates Fall as Navigation Conditions Improve

👤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: Railroads Nearly Finished Restoring Service in Texas After Harvey

Moving Grain: Railroads Nearly Finished Restoring Service in Texas After Harvey

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 14, 2017

Railroads Nearly Complete in Restoring Service in Texas after Hurricane Harvey The railroads have made great strides in returning service to southeastern Texas following Hurricane Harvey. According to a September 7 customer announcement from Union Pacific, “Thanks to the incredible

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Moving Grain: Barge Movements Drop Due to Lock Repairs

Moving Grain: Barge Movements Drop Due to Lock Repairs

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 7, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Recovery Recovery efforts continue in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. State officials lifted evacuation orders for the impacted region. All ports in the region are open; however, some are open with draft restrictions still in place. The U.S.

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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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