Corn, Soy Exports Off to Red Hot Start 2016-17 – DTN Oct 11, 2016

🕔Oct 11, 2016Just one day ahead of USDA’s next round of row-crop estimates, it is no secret by now that the U.S. has had another good growing year and this fall’s harvest […]

Moving Grain: High Water Delays Upper Mississippi River Traffic Sep 30, 2016

🕔Sep 30, 2016High water Conditions Delaying Upper Mississippi River Traffic According to USDA’s September 27 Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin, 8 to 10 inches of rain fell in several Midwestern communities from […]

Moving Grain: Gulf Grain Inspections Rebound Jun 10, 2016

🕔Jun 10, 2016Mississippi Gulf Grain Inspections Rebound For the week ending June 2, Mississippi Gulf grain inspections totaled .788 million metric tons (mmt), up 33 percent from the previous week, and 22 […]

Moving Grain: Soybeans Drive Increase in Grain Inspections Apr 15, 2016

🕔Apr 15, 2016Shippers Take Impending SOLAS Requirements to Congress At its hearing on April 14, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will look into the impact of the International Maritime Organization’s new […]

Moving Grains: Weather Points to Early River Navigation Season Mar 11, 2016

🕔Mar 11, 2016Mild Weather on Upper Mississippi Favors Early Start of Navigation Season Above average Midwest temperatures for February have caused less ice accumulations on northern portions of the Upper Mississippi River. […]

Grain Markets: Bearish Export Inspections for Corn, Wheat – DTN Feb 29, 2016

🕔Feb 29, 2016Corn and wheat inspections were bearish and soybean inspections were neutral in this week’s export inspections report, according to DTN Senior Analyst Darin Newsom. Corn weekly export inspections were 29 […]

Moving Grains: Sediment Build-Up at Mouth of Mississippi Feb 26, 2016

🕔Feb 26, 2016Winter Floods Impacting Mouth of Mississippi River Unusual winter flooding has caused sediment build-up at the mouth of the Mississippi River and has reduced maximum draft allowances for vessels transiting […]

Moving Grains: Panama Canal Inspection to Reduce Transit Capacity Feb 19, 2016

🕔Feb 19, 2016Test and Structural Inspection Scheduled for Panama Canal Lock, Reduces Transit Capacity The West Lane of the Gatum Locks on the Panama Canal will be closed for 10 hours on […]

Moving Grains: Mississippi River Conditions Improve Jul 9, 2015

🕔Jul 9, 2015Mississippi River Conditions Improve After Several Lock Closures Last Week River conditions on the Upper Mississippi are improving but remain at elevated levels. Several Mississippi River locks were closed because […]

Moving Grains: Flood Conditions Continue to Hamper Barge Traffic Jul 2, 2015

🕔Jul 2, 2015Flood Conditions Continue to Hamper Barge Traffic Extreme rainfall events have caused flooding on much of the inland waterways and hampered barge traffic. During June, the flooding caused several lock […]

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