Moving Grain: Canadian Rail Strike on Hold; Miss. River Traffic Still Slow – DTN

🕔Apr 24, 2018Rail shippers in Canada and the U.S. could be heard breathing a sigh of relief late Friday evening after the CP announced it had come to what may be just […]

Arkansas Field Reports: Rains Stall Out Planting

🕔Apr 3, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 1, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Ray Benson, Mississippi County “Continued rains have fields flooded. If rains continue […]

Mississippi Field Reports: Some Planting, Most Still Waiting on Drying Fields

🕔Mar 27, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 25, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimbo Burkhalter, Tallahatchie County “Still muddy conditions. Not a lot of field […]

Cash Market: Flooding Continues to Complicate River Navigation – DTN

🕔Mar 6, 2018Heavy rainfall, from the middle to lower Mississippi River Valley eastward across much of the Ohio River Basin, resulted in widespread river flooding along Cincinnati, Cairo, Memphis and other locations, […]

Arkansas: Flooded Wells Could Mean Contaminated Water Supply

🕔Feb 28, 2018When flooding submerges wellheads, there’s a good chance the well water supply has been contaminated, said Mike Daniels, water quality specialist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. […]

Grain Shipping: High Water Closes Some Locks – DTN

🕔Feb 27, 2018Just over one week ago, water levels on the Illinois River and Upper Mississippi, between St Louis and Cairo, Illinois, remained low, but the forecast for rains at that time […]

Arkansas: Assessing Storm Damage as 2nd Round Looms

🕔Feb 26, 2018Shawn Lancaster hasn’t slept much since Saturday night. Lancaster, Mississippi County extension agent for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture saw heavy damage to his home at Keiser […]

Michigan: 26 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Multiple Disasters

🕔Nov 22, 2017USDA has designated 26 counties in Michigan as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by multiple disasters that occurred during the 2017 crop year. Designation Number […]

Tennessee Field Reports: Localized Flooding Causes Damage

🕔Nov 13, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 12, 2017. County Agent Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County  Rainy weather later part of last week and first part of this […]

Arkansas: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Winds, Floods

🕔Oct 19, 2017USDA has designated Arkansas and Woodruff counties in Arkansas as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by excessive rain, flash flooding, flooding and high winds that […]

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