Moving Grain: USDA Projections Signal Lower Demand for Grain Transportation May 19, 2022

🕔May 19, 2022
Latest USDA Projections Signal Lower Demand for Grain Transportation in MY 2022/23 On May 12, USDA released its May World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, which contains the agency’s […]

Moving Grain: Fuel Price Reaches All-Time Record High of $5.509 May 7, 2022

🕔May 7, 2022
Fuel Price Reaches All-Time Record High of $5.509 For the week ending May 2, 2022, the U.S. average diesel fuel price rose to $5.509 per gallon, 34.9 cents from the […]

Moving Grain: STB Proposes To Amend Emergency Service Rules Apr 29, 2022

🕔Apr 29, 2022
STB Proposes To Amend Its Emergency Service Rules The Surface Transportation Board (STB) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on April 22 to amend its rarely used emergency service […]

Moving Grain: STB Sets Schedule for Hearing on Rail Service Issues Apr 23, 2022

🕔Apr 23, 2022
STB Sets Schedule for Next Week’s Hearing on Rail Service Issues On April 20, the Surface Transportation Board (STB) posted a schedule of appearances for its April 26-27 hearing on […]

Moving Grain: White House Announces Huge Release From Strategic Oil Reserves Apr 9, 2022

🕔Apr 9, 2022
White House Announces Huge Release From Strategic Oil Reserves Reduced oil supplies, resulting from the war in Ukraine, are raising oil and gas prices. In response, on March 31, the […]

Moving Grain: USDA, NGFA Express Concern to STB Over Rail Service Apr 2, 2022

🕔Apr 2, 2022
USDA and NGFA Express Concern to STB Over Rail Service On March 30, USDA expressed concern to the Surface Transportation Board (STB) over worsening rail service. An earlier, March 24 […]

Grain Transportation: 1st Tow Reaches Upper Mississippi With a Little Help From a Friend – DTN Mar 30, 2022

🕔Mar 30, 2022
We all know the saying: “There is a first time for everything.” That fit me on March 20, when I drove down to Pepin, Wisconsin, and saw the Motor Vessel […]

Moving Grain: Unofficial Start of Upper Mississippi River Navigation Season Mar 25, 2022

🕔Mar 25, 2022
USACE Announced the Unofficial Start of the 2022 Navigation Season on the Upper Mississippi River On March 21, the 2022 navigation season on the Upper Mississippi River began, as announced […]

Moving Grain: Ocean Freight Rates Highest Since Nov. Mar 18, 2022

🕔Mar 18, 2022
Ocean Freight Rates Reach Highest Level Since Last November Ocean freight rates for shipping bulk grains have risen for 5 consecutive weeks. As of March 10, 2022, the rate for […]

Moving Grain: Diesel Prices Reach Record Level Mar 10, 2022

🕔Mar 10, 2022
U.S. Average Diesel Fuel Prices Reach Record Level During the week ending March 7, U.S. average diesel fuel prices increased 74.5 cents from the previous week to a record $4.849 […]

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