Moving Grain: High Water Continues to Disrupt River Traffic

🕔Apr 13, 2018Highwater Continues to Disrupt River Traffic According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, minor flooding is forecast or occurring across the western and southern portions of the Ohio River […]

Rail Shipping: Complaints of Deteriorating Service in U.S. and Canada – DTN

🕔Apr 11, 2018The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA), with assistance from the North American Millers Association (NAMA), alerted the Surface Transportation Board (STB) on March 10 of major concerns it had […]

Moving Grain: River Navigation Disruptions Continue with More Rains

🕔Apr 5, 2018Additional Rainfall Contributes to On-going Navigation Disruptions As of April 5, widespread rainfall in the lower and middle Mississippi River Valley, extending into the Ohio River Valley, has added additional […]

Moving Grain: River Conditions Generally Improve

🕔Mar 29, 2018River Conditions Generally Improve Except for the Lower Mississippi River As of March 29, navigation conditions have improved with receding river levels on the locking portions of the Mississippi, Illinois, […]

Moving Grain: River Navigation Conditions Improve

🕔Mar 22, 2018Navigation Conditions Improve, Barge Spot Rates Decline After several weeks of flooding, river levels on the Mississippi and Ohio rivers are receding and thus easing some navigational issues for barge […]

Grain Shipping: Upper Mississippi Barge Traffic Up and Going – DTN

🕔Mar 20, 2018Similar to the excitement surrounding the spring home opener for your favorite professional baseball team, river terminals in the Upper Mississippi River (UMR) are also excited to see the sleeping […]

Moving Grain: Mid-Mississippi River Open for Shipping

🕔Mar 15, 2018NGFA Announces the Opening of the Mid-Mississippi River On March 9, 2018, the National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) announced the opening of the Mid-Mississippi River. According to NGFA trade […]

Oil Crops Outlook: U.S. Season-Ending Soybean Stocks Shifted Higher

🕔Mar 12, 2018USDA forecast 2017/18 season-ending soybean stocks 25 million bushels higher this month to 555 million. This month’s expected increase was the consequence of a lowered 2017/18 export forecast, which is […]

Moving Grain: High Water Continues to Disrupt Barge Traffic

🕔Mar 8, 2018High Water Continues to Disrupt Barge Traffic Beginning in late February, heavy rainfall in the Mississippi and Ohio River Basins has resulted in significant flooding at locations near important inland […]

Cash Market: Flooding Continues to Complicate River Navigation – DTN

🕔Mar 6, 2018Heavy rainfall, from the middle to lower Mississippi River Valley eastward across much of the Ohio River Basin, resulted in widespread river flooding along Cincinnati, Cairo, Memphis and other locations, […]

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