Moving Grain: Ag Industry Urges DOT To Protect U.S. Exporters May 7, 2021

🕔May 7, 2021
Agriculture Industry Urges DOT To Protect U.S. Exporters On April 27, 2021, 300 agriculture and forest product companies sent a letter to the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Secretary urging DOT […]

Moving Grain: Drought Causes Barge Transportation Issues in South America Apr 29, 2021

🕔Apr 29, 2021
South American Drought Causes Concern for Barge Transportation Over the last several weeks, drought-driven declines in water levels of the rivers of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay have forced barges to […]

Moving Grain: Canadian Pacific, Kansas City Southern Propose Merger Mar 26, 2021

🕔Mar 26, 2021
Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern Propose Merger Earlier this week, Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) and Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS) notified the Surface Transportation Board (STB) of their intent […]

Moving Grain: Mississippi River Barge Operations Continue To Improve Mar 19, 2021

🕔Mar 19, 2021
Mississippi River Grain Barge Operations Continue To Improve High water conditions on the Ohio River improved in the second part of the week ending March 13, and barge operations continued […]

Moving Grain: Barge Movements Recover From Previous Low Tonnages Mar 11, 2021

🕔Mar 11, 2021
Grain Barge Movements Recovered From Previous Low Tonnages For the week ending March 6, grain barge movements recovered from the effects of severe weather in the last half of February. […]

Moving Grain: Barges Resume Operations After Winter Storms Feb 26, 2021

🕔Feb 26, 2021
Grain Barges Resume Operations After Severe Winter Weather Last week, ice storms and other severe weather temporarily halted barge operations on the Mississippi River around St. Louis, as well as […]

Moving Grain: Snow, Ice Storms Interrupt Barge Movements Feb 19, 2021

🕔Feb 19, 2021
Snow and Ice Storms Interrupt Grain Barge Movements Since early February, grain barge movements on parts of the Mississippi River have been delayed and, in some cases, halted because of […]

Moving Grain: Mississippi River Locks 27 and Arkansas River Lock 1 Close for Repair Feb 5, 2021

🕔Feb 5, 2021
Mississippi River Locks 27 and Arkansas River Lock 1 Close for Repair The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is closing the main chamber of the Mississippi River Chain of Rocks […]

Moving Grain: ASCE Releases New Infrastructure Report Jan 29, 2021

🕔Jan 29, 2021
ASCE Releases New Infrastructure Report The American Society of Civil Engineers released a new report, Failure to Act: Economic Impacts of Status Quo Investment Across Infrastructure System, to explore the […]

Moving Grain: Export Inspections Recede, Soybeans Continue To Rise Jan 22, 2021

🕔Jan 22, 2021
FMCSA Provides HOS Relief to Railroad Drivers The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) granted railroad drivers a 5-year exemption from FMCSA’s 14-hour, 60-hour, and 70-hour rules, based on an […]

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