Moving Grain: Barge Traffic Resumes on Upper Mississippi

🕔Jun 27, 2019Barge Traffic Resumes on Upper Mississippi and Illinois Rivers Barge traffic has resumed, as river conditions on the Upper Mississippi and Illinois Rivers are improving. As of June 27, the […]

Moving Grain: Trucking Association Publishes Rail Turn Times

🕔Jun 21, 2019Illinois Trucking Association Publishes Rail Turn Times Truckers servicing rail hubs in the Chicago region have begun publishing monthly rail turn times to highlight the impact of terminal congestion on […]

Grain Markets: Weekly Export Inspections Mixed – DTN

🕔Jun 18, 2019Corn and soybean inspections were neutral to bearish while wheat inspections were neutral in the latest USDA export inspections report, according to DTN Lead Analyst Todd Hultman. Corn inspections totaled […]

Moving Grain: River Flood Levels Slowly Receding; Rail Service Recoveries

🕔Jun 13, 2019Mississippi River Levels at St. Louis Still Too High for Navigation On June 8, the National Weather Service (NWS) reported the Mississippi River at St. Louis had crested at 46 […]

Moving Grains: Barge, Rail Traffic Face Continuing Flood Problems

🕔Jun 6, 2019River Levels Continue to Reduce Barge Traffic Continued rain events, and subsequent highwater, have continued to reduce the amount of barged grain on the Mississippi River and its tributaries. So […]

Moving Grain: Floods Continue to Disrupt Barge Traffic

🕔May 30, 2019Floods Continue to Disrupt Barge Traffic On-going highwater conditions continue to disrupt barge traffic on most of the inland waterways. On the Upper Mississippi River there are multiple lock closures. […]

Moving Grain: Barge Shipments Remain Low; Upbound Fertilizer Movements Increase

🕔May 23, 2019Grain Barge Shipments Remain Low, While Upbound Fertilizer Movements Increase Barge shipments of grain transiting Mississippi River Locks and Dam 27 (above St. Louis, MO), Arkansas River Lock and Dam […]

Moving Grain: Upper MS River Improves, Lower River Water Levels Rise

🕔May 16, 2019Upper Mississippi River Improves, while Water Levels Rise in the Lower River to New Orleans For the week ending May 11, high water conditions continued to disrupt grain barge movements. […]

Moving Grain: Flood Waters Halt Barge Traffic

🕔May 9, 2019Flood Waters Stop Mississippi River Traffic Rising flood waters have stopped Mississippi River traffic at St. Louis, MO. On May 3, river levels at St. Louis exceeded 38 feet, which […]

Moving Grain: Barge Movements Drop with Continued High Water

🕔May 2, 2019Weekly Grain Barge Movements Drop as High Water Conditions Continue For the week ending April 27, barge grain movements dropped 10 percent, compared to the previous week, as the Upper […]

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