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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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Moving Grain: Barge Tonnages Drop, Strong Carloads by Rail

Moving Grain: Barge Tonnages Drop, Strong Carloads by Rail

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 2, 2017

Grain Barge Tonnages Drop in May Due to High Water Persistent rainfall throughout the spring has caused high water conditions that have slowed and sometimes halted navigation on portions of the Nation’s inland waterways. As of May 31, there are

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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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Flooding in 4 States: Crop Losses Estimated at $64.5Mln; High Water Stalls Barges – DTN

Flooding in 4 States: Crop Losses Estimated at $64.5Mln; High Water Stalls Barges – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Cash Grains Analyst 🕔May 9, 2017

Severe flooding in the central portion of the U.S. has devastated river towns and farmland in its path and has caused over a dozen deaths. The flooding also resulted in closing a portion of the Mississippi River south of St.

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Water Act to Fund Repairs of Miss. River Lock-Dam System – DTN

Water Act to Fund Repairs of Miss. River Lock-Dam System – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Cash Grains Analyst 🕔Oct 11, 2016

The two houses of Congress passed two versions of a bill aimed at refurbishing the nation’s aging water transportation infrastructure before adjourning for pre-election campaigning. An industry expert told DTN chances are good the bills will be reconciled and passed

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Floods: Redirected Water Triggers Unintended Consequences In Upper Midsouth

Floods: Redirected Water Triggers Unintended Consequences In Upper Midsouth

👤University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences 🕔Jan 7, 2016

An intricate system of basins, channels, and levees called the Headwaters Diversion carries water from the eastern Missouri Ozark Plateau to the Mississippi River south of Cape Girardeau. The system protects 1.2 million acres of agricultural lands in southeast Missouri

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