Moving Grain: STB Requires Additional Service Reporting From Railroads May 14, 2022

🕔May 14, 2022
STB Requires Additional Service Reporting From Railroads On May 6, the Surface Transportation Board (STB) announced it will require the four largest U.S. rail carriers (BNSF Railway, CSX Transportation, Norfolk […]

Moving Grain: Fuel Price Reaches All-Time Record High of $5.509 May 7, 2022

🕔May 7, 2022
Fuel Price Reaches All-Time Record High of $5.509 For the week ending May 2, 2022, the U.S. average diesel fuel price rose to $5.509 per gallon, 34.9 cents from the […]

Moving Grain: STB Proposes To Amend Emergency Service Rules Apr 29, 2022

🕔Apr 29, 2022
STB Proposes To Amend Its Emergency Service Rules The Surface Transportation Board (STB) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on April 22 to amend its rarely used emergency service […]

USA Rice Raises Rail Shipping Concerns to Surface Transportation Board Apr 26, 2022

🕔Apr 26, 2022
Last week, USA Rice submitted comments to the Surface Transportation Board (STB) outlining a number of rail shipping issues impacting the U.S. rice industry and urging the STB to take lasting actions […]

Moving Grain: STB Sets Schedule for Hearing on Rail Service Issues Apr 23, 2022

🕔Apr 23, 2022
STB Sets Schedule for Next Week’s Hearing on Rail Service Issues On April 20, the Surface Transportation Board (STB) posted a schedule of appearances for its April 26-27 hearing on […]

Moving Grain: White House Announces Huge Release From Strategic Oil Reserves Apr 9, 2022

🕔Apr 9, 2022
White House Announces Huge Release From Strategic Oil Reserves Reduced oil supplies, resulting from the war in Ukraine, are raising oil and gas prices. In response, on March 31, the […]

Moving Grain: USDA, NGFA Express Concern to STB Over Rail Service Apr 2, 2022

🕔Apr 2, 2022
USDA and NGFA Express Concern to STB Over Rail Service On March 30, USDA expressed concern to the Surface Transportation Board (STB) over worsening rail service. An earlier, March 24 […]

Grain Transportation: Critical Snake River Dams Stir Debate – DTN Apr 1, 2022

🕔Apr 1, 2022
When Chandler Goule was asked at Commodity Classic last month in New Orleans about infrastructure investments, the CEO of the National Association of Wheat Growers took the time to highlight […]

Grain Transportation: 1st Tow Reaches Upper Mississippi With a Little Help From a Friend – DTN Mar 30, 2022

🕔Mar 30, 2022
We all know the saying: “There is a first time for everything.” That fit me on March 20, when I drove down to Pepin, Wisconsin, and saw the Motor Vessel […]

Moving Grain: Unofficial Start of Upper Mississippi River Navigation Season Mar 25, 2022

🕔Mar 25, 2022
USACE Announced the Unofficial Start of the 2022 Navigation Season on the Upper Mississippi River On March 21, the 2022 navigation season on the Upper Mississippi River began, as announced […]

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