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 […]

Moving Grain: Export Inspections Jump Sharply Jan 15, 2021

🕔Jan 15, 2021
Grain Inspections Jump Sharply With Rising Corn and Soybean Shipments to Asia For the week ending January 7, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) for export from all […]

Grain Transportation: Water Resources Development Act to Improve River Infrastructure – DTN Jan 13, 2021

🕔Jan 13, 2021
As 2020 came to a close, a $2.3 trillion “Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021” (H.R. 133) was finally signed into law by President Trump on Dec. 27, including a few […]

Moving Grain: FMC Commissioners Urge Ocean Carriers To Carry U.S. Exports Jan 8, 2021

🕔Jan 8, 2021
FMC Commissioners Urge Ocean Carriers To Carry U.S. Exports On December 16, Federal Maritime Commissioners (FMC) Carl W. Bentzel and Daniel B. Maffei sent a letter to the World Shipping […]

Moving Grain: Port of New Orleans Begins Project To Develop New Container Terminal Jan 1, 2021

🕔Jan 1, 2021
Port of New Orleans Begins Project To Develop New Container Terminal On December 17, the Board of Commissioners for the Port of New Orleans authorized the Port to acquire a […]

Moving Grain: USDA Releases Report on Highway Freight Dec 23, 2020

🕔Dec 23, 2020
USDA Releases Report on Highway Freight On December 17, USDA released a new study, The Importance of Highways to U.S Agriculture. The report gives stakeholders a strategic overview of the […]

Moving Grain: 2020 Operational Costs of Trucking Dec 18, 2020

🕔Dec 18, 2020
ATRI Releases 2020 Operational Costs of Trucking The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) recently released a study analyzing detailed trucking costs from 2008 to 2019. According to the study, from […]

Ag Trade: Transportation Delays Cost U.S., Canada Billions – DTN Dec 17, 2020

🕔Dec 17, 2020
Investments need to be made to improve both U.S. and Canadian infrastructure to assure that agricultural products can be shipped in a timely fashion, according to analysts. Without these investments, […]

Moving Grain: Upper Mississippi River Navigation Ended Nov. 30 Dec 11, 2020

🕔Dec 11, 2020
Upper Mississippi River Navigation System Ended on November 30 On November 30, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recorded the last 2020 traffic of the Mississippi Lock […]

Moving Grain: FMCSA Clarifies Ag Commodity Definition in Hours-of-Service Regulations Dec 4, 2020

🕔Dec 4, 2020
FMCSA Clarifies Agricultural Commodity Definition in Hours-of-Service Regulations The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published an interim final rule (IFR) on November 19, clarifying the […]

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