Moving Grain: Railroads Hauled Record Volumes from Canada in 2018-19 Aug 8, 2019

🕔Aug 8, 2019
Railroads Move Record Volumes of Canadian Grain Canadian National Railway (CN) and Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) recently announced they hauled record amounts of Canadian grain and grain products in the […]

Moving Grain: Mid-Mississippi Barge Rates Exceed Twin Cities’ Aug 2, 2019

🕔Aug 2, 2019
Mid-Mississippi Barge Rates Exceed Twin Cities Rates Spot barge rates for export grain originating from ports near the Twin Cities (MN) and Mid-Mississippi (a stretch of the Mississippi River that […]

Moving Grain: Highwater Still Disrupting Barge Traffic Jul 25, 2019

🕔Jul 25, 2019
Ongoing Highwater Still Disrupting Barge Traffic Ongoing highwater conditions continue to disrupt barge movements throughout the inland waterways. Conditions on the Upper Mississippi River from Burlington, IA, to St. Louis, […]

Moving Grain: Ocean Freight Rates Tick Up; New Orleans Port Closed Jul 19, 2019

🕔Jul 19, 2019
Ocean Freight Rates Ticked Up in Past Two Weeks Ocean freight rates for shipping bulk commodities, including grain, increased for two consecutive weeks. As of July 11, the rate for […]

Moving Grain: Inland Waterway Conditions Improve Jul 11, 2019

🕔Jul 11, 2019
Navigation Conditions Improve Throughout the Inland Waterways As of July 11, the Mississippi River gauge at St. Louis was reported at 33.7 feet, a decline from higher levels in previous […]

Moving Grain: Barge Logistics Improve, Mississippi River Recedes Jul 5, 2019

🕔Jul 5, 2019
Grain Barge Logistics Improve as Mississippi River Recedes As of July 3, the Mississippi River gauge at St. Louis was 37.4 feet, and forecasts for July indicate a rapid decline […]

Moving Grain: Barge Traffic Resumes on Upper Mississippi Jun 27, 2019

🕔Jun 27, 2019
Barge 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, 2019

🕔Jun 21, 2019
Illinois 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, 2019

🕔Jun 18, 2019
Corn 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, 2019

🕔Jun 13, 2019
Mississippi 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 […]

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