Moving Grain: Arkansas River Navigation Recovering Oct 18, 2019

🕔Oct 18, 2019Arkansas River Navigation Recovering The Arkansas River recently reopened for navigation to the Port of Catoosa, which is located near Tulsa, OK, and is the head of navigation for the […]

Moving Grain: Navigation Difficulties Slow Barge Traffic Aug 22, 2019

🕔Aug 22, 2019Navigation Difficulties Slow Barge Traffic Total downbound barge traffic through the locking system of the Mississippi, Illinois, Ohio, and Arkansas rivers has decreased the last three weeks. Water levels have […]

2019 Flooding and Livestock Rescues, More Rain Predicted – DTN Jun 25, 2019

🕔Jun 25, 2019When recent flooding hit Catoosa, Oklahoma, a group of cowboy buddies joined together to help the people of their small town, especially farmers, any way that they could. Since March, […]

Moving Grain: Barge Traffic Slowed by Flooding Along Upper Mississippi Oct 18, 2018

🕔Oct 18, 2018Flooding Conditions Still Impacting Barge Traffic on Upper Mississippi River As of October 17, rain in the central U.S. caused flooding that closed 7 locks on the upper Mississippi River. […]

Moving Grain: Significant Decline in Barge Tonnages – Hurricane Recovery Sep 20, 2018

🕔Sep 20, 2018Significant Decline in Weekly Barge Tonnages For the week ending on September 15, grain barge shipments on the locking portion of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Arkansas Rivers experienced a significant […]

Moving Grain: Barge Traffic Up; Railroads Prepare for Florence Sep 14, 2018

🕔Sep 14, 2018Weekly Grain Barge Traffic Up For the week ending September 8, barge volumes for down-bound grain on the locking portions of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Arkansas rivers were 1.3 million […]

Moving Grain: Barge Spot Rates Decline for 2nd Week Aug 24, 2018

🕔Aug 24, 2018Grain Barge Spot Rates Decline for Second Week As of August 21, barge spot rates for export grain dropped 1 to 14 percent, at principal origination points, compared to a […]

Moving Grain: Weekly Barge Tonnages Decline Aug 9, 2018

🕔Aug 9, 2018Weekly Grain Barge Tonnages Decline For the week ending August 4, barge tonnages on the locking portions of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Arkansas rivers dropped 10 percent compared to the […]

Moving Grain: Corn Inspections Rise; Barge Tonnage Recovers Aug 2, 2018

🕔Aug 2, 2018Corn Inspections Continue to Rise For the week ending July 26, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) for export from all major U.S. export regions reached 2.81 million […]

Moving Grain: River, Rail Traffic Both Facing Challenges Jul 5, 2018

🕔Jul 5, 2018UP Cites Tunnel Collapse and Crew Shortage Behind Recent Service Challenges In a June 28 announcement, Union Pacific Railroad (UP) said that operating inventory and train velocity in June had […]

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