Moving Grain: Export Inspections Rise, Still Below Average Jan 16, 2020

🕔Jan 16, 2020
Grain Inspections Up; Wheat and Soybeans Higher For the week ending January 9, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) for export from all major U.S. export regions reached […]

Grain Transportation: More River Funding But Still Playing Catch-Up – DTN Jan 14, 2020

🕔Jan 14, 2020
Late on Dec. 20, 2019, President Donald Trump signed into law the 2020 spending bills. Contained in the spending package for fiscal 2020 was $7.65 billion for the civil works […]

Moving Grain: Bulk Ocean Freight Rates Start Year with Softer Tone Jan 9, 2020

🕔Jan 9, 2020
Bulk Ocean Freight Rates Started Year 2020 With a Softer Tone Ocean freight rates for shipping bulk grains fell during the first week of the year, compared to the previous […]

Moving Grain: Increased Activity Jan 2, 2020

🕔Jan 2, 2020
Export Sales For the week ending December 19, unshipped balances of wheat, corn, and soybeans totaled 23.9 mmt. This represented a 28-percent decrease in outstanding sales, compared to the same […]

Moving Grain: Heightened River-Water Levels, Flooding Recovery Dec 26, 2019

🕔Dec 26, 2019
Heading into Winter, Heightened River-Water Levels and Flooding Recovery For the week ending December 21, southbound tows on the Lower Mississippi River continued to be reduced by five loads in […]

Moving Grain: Several Locks Closing on Mississippi, Ohio Rivers Dec 19, 2019

🕔Dec 19, 2019
Several Locks Closing on the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers Multiple lock facilities are currently closed or plan to close before the end of the year to do repair work or […]

Moving Grain: Downbound, Unloaded Barges Increase Dec 12, 2019

🕔Dec 12, 2019
Downbound and Unloaded Grain Barges Increase For the week ending December 7,876 grain barges were unloaded in the New Orleans area, the highest since December 2018. This number represented a […]

Moving Grain: Barge Volume Remains High, May Slow Soon Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019
Volume of Grain Moved by Barge Remains High but May Soon Slow For the week ending November 30, 1.02 million tons of grain passed through the locks of the Mississippi […]

Moving Grain: Barge Shipments Reach Yearly High Nov 27, 2019

🕔Nov 27, 2019
Barge Shipments Reach Yearly High Barge shipments have set a new yearly high with 957,863 tons moving through the locks in week 47, the week ending on November 23. Together, […]

Moving Grain: Waterways Symposium Highlights Importance of Infrastructure Nov 15, 2019

🕔Nov 15, 2019
Waterways Symposium Highlights the Importance of Reliable Infrastructure From November 6 to 8, Waterways Conference, Inc. (WCI) held its annual symposium in Pittsburgh, PA, on the theme of “Structuring a […]

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