Moving Grains: Barge Rates Down on Improving River Conditions

🕔Apr 23, 2015Barge Rates Decrease as River Conditions Improve on Upper Mississippi and Ohio Rivers Navigation has improved on the Upper Mississippi and Ohio Rivers as water levels have dropped or remained […]

U.S. Grain Transportation: Corn, Wheat Inspections Rebound

🕔Nov 13, 2014For the week ending November 6, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, soybeans) from all major export regions reached 3.35 million metric tons (mmt), down 3 percent from the past […]

U.S. Grain Transportation: Weekly Soybean Inspections Hit Record Level

🕔Nov 6, 2014For the week ending October 30, inspections of soybeans from all major export regions reached a record 2.83 million metric tons (mmt), up 25 percent from the past week and […]

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

🕔Oct 30, 2014Barge 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, […]

Keith Good: Calls Increase for USDA to Add Drought Adjustment for 2015

🕔Oct 10, 2014Farm Bill Silas Allen reported yesterday at The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City) Online that, “Oklahoma wheat farmers are calling on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to roll out a policy they say […]

U.S. Grain Transportation: Inspections Highest Since February

🕔Oct 9, 2014For the week ending October 2, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, soybeans) from all major export regions reached 2.56 million metric tons (mmt), up 32 percent from the past […]

U.S. Grain Transportation: Barge Rates Hit Unprecedented Levels

🕔Oct 3, 2014With the anticipation of the upcoming record corn and soybean harvest, grain barge rates for this week are at unprecedented highs, with spot rates ranging from 883 to 1,100 percent […]

U.S. Grain Transportation: Inspections Highest Since May

🕔Sep 25, 2014For 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 […]

U.S. Grain Transportation: Wheat Inspections Rebound

🕔Sep 4, 2014For the week ending August 28, total inspections of wheat reached .815 million metric tons (mmt), up 33 percent from the past week and 19 percent above the 3-year average. […]

U.S. Grain Transportation: Wheat, Corn Inspections for Export Sink

🕔Jul 31, 2014Total inspections of grain from all major export regions reached 1.29 mmt, down 17 percent from the past week, up 31 percent from last year, but 5 percent below the […]

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