Moving Grain: Panama Canal Makes Way for Larger Vessels Jul 29, 2021

🕔Jul 29, 2021
Panama Canal Makes Way for Larger Vessels As of May 21, the maximum allowable length for vessels transiting the Panama Canal’s Neopanamax Locks has increased from 367.28 meters (1,205 feet) […]

Moving Grain: Bunge Completes Sales of 35 U.S. Elevators Jul 22, 2021

🕔Jul 22, 2021
Bunge Completed Sales of 35 U.S. Elevators to Zen-Noh Grain On July 9, Bunge North America announced completion of the sale of 35 interior elevators to Zen-Noh Grain Corp., a […]

Moving Grain: DOT Proposes Funding To Support Transportation Infrastructure Jul 17, 2021

🕔Jul 17, 2021
DOT Proposes “Rebuilding America” Funding To Support Transportation Infrastructure Under its Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant program, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently proposed awarding $905.25 million to […]

Moving Grain: Stocks Report Reflects Strong Transportation Demand Jul 9, 2021

🕔Jul 9, 2021
USDA/NASS Stocks Report Reflects Strong Transportation Demand On June 30, the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released its quarterly Grain Stocks report. The report contains both on- and off-farm […]

Moving Grain: $1.6Mln Adwarded for SmartPort to State of Louisiana Jun 18, 2021

🕔Jun 18, 2021
U.S. Department of Commerce Awarded 1.6 Million for SmartPort to State of Louisiana On June 9, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced a $1.6 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant […]

Moving Grain: Funding Available for Marine Highway Projects Jun 11, 2021

🕔Jun 11, 2021
Funding Available for Marine Highway Projects From DOT’s Maritime Administration The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) recently announced the availability of $11 million in grants through America’s Marine […]

Moving Grain: ADM to Open Soybean Crush Plant in North Dakota Jun 4, 2021

🕔Jun 4, 2021
ADM Announces Plan To Open Soybean Crush Plant in North Dakota On May 10, the Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) announced plans to open North Dakota’s first soybean crush facility in Spiritwood, […]

Moving Grain: Barge Tonnages Reach Record High May 14, 2021

🕔May 14, 2021
Grain Barge Tonnages Reached Record High Last Week For the week ending May 8, year-to-date (YTD) total barged grain movements reached a record-high 14.5 million tons, 47 percent higher than […]

Moving Grain: Ag Industry Urges DOT To Protect U.S. Exporters May 7, 2021

🕔May 7, 2021
Agriculture Industry Urges DOT To Protect U.S. Exporters On April 27, 2021, 300 agriculture and forest product companies sent a letter to the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Secretary urging DOT […]

Moving Grain: Drought Causes Barge Transportation Issues in South America Apr 29, 2021

🕔Apr 29, 2021
South American Drought Causes Concern for Barge Transportation Over the last several weeks, drought-driven declines in water levels of the rivers of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay have forced barges to […]

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