Ag Trade: New Legislation Looks to Fix Ocean Carrier Problems – DTN Jun 29, 2021

🕔Jun 29, 2021
Ocean carriers would be required to accept all U.S. export container bookings under bipartisan legislation proposed by John Garamendi, D-Calif., and Dusty Johnson, R-S.D., and being drafted by members of […]

Ag Trade: How Has the Suez Canal Blockage Affected Ag Markets? Mar 29, 2021

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🕔Mar 29, 2021
Last week, New York Times writers Vivian Yee and Peter S. Goodman reported that, “Trying to convey the sheer scale of the nearly quarter-mile-long container ship that has been stuck in the Suez […]

Ag Trade: USA Rice Brings Attention to Global Shipping Woes Mar 17, 2021

🕔Mar 17, 2021
Agricultural transportation disruptions continue to persist here and in the Gulf of Mexico due to widespread container and port crew shortages as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is leaving […]

Farm Exports to China Surge, Logistical Concerns Over Shipping Containers Mar 11, 2021

🕔Mar 11, 2021
Wall Street Journal writer Jesse Newman reported on Wednesday that, “China is once again the U.S.’s chief customer for agricultural goods, three years after the start of a bruising trade war that prompted […]

U.S. Ag Exporters Come Up Empty – DTN Jan 28, 2021

🕔Jan 28, 2021
While U.S. agricultural exports rose in the second half of the year, there is mounting evidence that shipping companies are leaving U.S. ports and returning to Asia with empty cargo […]

Freight-Shipping: How Big Should Big Rigs Be? – DTN Oct 19, 2015

🕔Oct 19, 2015
Federal law says the maximum allowable weight for freight-shipping trucks is 80,000 pounds, although some states have higher limits that were grandfathered in when the federal rule was passed. The […]

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