Moving Grain: Vessel Loading Activity in U.S. Gulf on the Rise Nov 20, 2020

🕔Nov 20, 2020
Vessel Loading Activity in U.S. Gulf Up Since Late Third Quarter of 2020 In recent weeks, loading activity of oceangoing grain vessels has accelerated in the U.S. Gulf. From the […]

Moving Grain: New Facility Expects to Revive Barge Traffic on Northern Missouri River Oct 9, 2020

🕔Oct 9, 2020
New River Facility Expects to Revive Barge Traffic on the Northern Missouri River Construction has begun on a new barge loading and unloading facility construction on the Missouri River at […]

Moving Grain: Effect of Large Verdict Awards on Trucking Industry Jul 2, 2020

🕔Jul 2, 2020
ATRI Releases Report on the Effect of Large Verdict Awards on the Trucking Industry The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released a comprehensive study tracking large verdict awards against the […]

Moving Grain: Waiver for Commercial Driver’s License Permit Renewal Extended Jun 25, 2020

🕔Jun 25, 2020
FMCSA Extends Waiver for CDL Permit Renewal Effective July 1, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has extended, through September 30, its waiver to renew expired commercial driver’s licenses […]

Moving Grain: Ocean Freight Rates Continue To Drop May 1, 2020

🕔May 1, 2020
Ocean Freight Rates Continue To Drop Since the beginning of January, ocean freight rates for shipping bulk commodities (including grains) have continued to drop, mirroring the slump in global bulk […]

Mergers of “Big 6” Seed and Ag Chem Companies – Who Owns What Now Feb 19, 2019

🕔Feb 19, 2019
Six large firms dominated the sale of seeds and agricultural chemicals in 2015 in the United States and around the world: BASF, Bayer, Dow Chemical, DuPont, Monsanto, and Syngenta.  According […]

FMC’s Buyout Of DuPont Units Will Boost It To #5 In Ag Chems Globally- DTN Apr 3, 2017

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🕔Apr 3, 2017
Spring winds swirled through the agrochemical industry Friday with a spinoff of specific DuPont Company assets to FMC Corporation, a sale which helps satisfy regulatory clearance of DuPont’s merger with […]

DuPont And FMC Strike Deal To Trade Certain Product Lines Mar 31, 2017

🕔Mar 31, 2017
DuPont today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with FMC Corporation  to divest a portion of DuPont’s Crop Protection business, including certain research and development capabilities, and […]

Insecticide Resistance: Pyrethroids Up for EPA Review – DTN Feb 13, 2017

🕔Feb 13, 2017
Pyrethroids are up for registration review by the EPA, and the agency’s most recent risk assessment of this group of insecticides has some industry players concerned.   The EPA’s preliminary […]

Corn: FMC And BASF Enter In-Furrow Premix Agreement Nov 7, 2016

🕔Nov 7, 2016
Two ag chemical manufacturers – BASF and FMC Corporation – have announced that they will develop premix combinations of their products for in-furrow use in corn. Products will include BASF’s […]

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