Moving Grain: Flooding Continues to Disrupt Barge and Rail Apr 12, 2019

🕔Apr 12, 2019
Flooding Continues to Disrupt Barge Traffic On-going flooding continues to disrupt barge traffic on the major waterways. As of April 11, there are 10 locks on the Upper Mississippi River […]

Moving Grain: Barge Tonnages Drop in 2018 Feb 7, 2019

🕔Feb 7, 2019
Grain Barge Tonnages Drop in 2018 In 2018, total annual grain barge shipments along the locking portions of the Mississippi, Arkansas, and Ohio rivers were 37.98 million tons, 7 percent […]

Moving Grain: Upper Mississippi, Illinois River Return to Normal Operations Nov 15, 2018

🕔Nov 15, 2018
Upper Mississippi and Illinois River Returning to Normal Operations As of November 12, high water levels on the Upper Mississippi and Illinois rivers are decreasing and barge traffic is returning […]

Ag Group Hands Out Annual Rail Shippers Report Card – DTN Aug 8, 2017

🕔Aug 8, 2017
Of the nation’s seven largest freight railroads, Union Pacific was ranked highest by ag shippers for its performance for 2016 while Canadian Pacific was ranked lowest in the Soy Transportation […]

Low Grain Prices Blamed for Empty Rail Cars and Employee Furloughs – DTN Jan 9, 2017

🕔Jan 9, 2017
Part one of this two-part column looks at the performance of Class 1 rail carriers during 2016 and the challenges they faced throughout the year. ** The year started out […]

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