Moving Grain: Canadian Rail Strike on Hold; Miss. River Traffic Still Slow – DTN

🕔Apr 24, 2018Rail shippers in Canada and the U.S. could be heard breathing a sigh of relief late Friday evening after the CP announced it had come to what may be just […]

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, […]

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, […]

Moving Grain: High Water Disrupts Mississippi River Navigation

🕔Mar 1, 2018High Water Disrupts Navigation Across Much of the Mississippi River System Heavy rainfall, from the middle to lower Mississippi River Valley eastward across much of the Ohio River Basin, has […]

Grain Shipping: High Water Closes Some Locks – DTN

🕔Feb 27, 2018Just over one week ago, water levels on the Illinois River and Upper Mississippi, between St Louis and Cairo, Illinois, remained low, but the forecast for rains at that time […]

Moving Grain: Inland Navigation Conditions Continue to Improve

🕔Feb 1, 2018Milder Temperatures Continuing to Improve Inland Navigation Conditions During late January, milder winter conditions have improved navigation conditions on the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers. However, some navigational aids on the […]

Moving Grain: Improving Conditions Ease Inland Navigation Issues

🕔Jan 25, 2018Warmer Temperatures and Rain Easing Inland Navigation Issues Downbound grain shipments at Ohio River Locks and Dam 52, for the week ending January 20 (week 3), were 378 thousand tons; […]

Moving Grain: Dec. Stocks Highest in 30 Years; Weather Continues to Disrupt River Traffic

🕔Jan 18, 2018December Grain Stocks: Highest in Past 30 Years Among the many USDA reports published last week (including the January World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report and the latest monthly […]

Moving Grain: Diesel Prices Hit 3 Year High

🕔Jan 11, 2018Diesel Prices Hit $3.00 Per Gallon During the week ending January 8, diesel prices averaged $3.00 per gallon at retail sales. The last time the Energy Information Agency reported diesel […]

Grain Shipping: Frozen Rivers Halt Some Barge Traffic – DTN

🕔Jan 9, 2018The only place where frozen bodies of water are a good thing this time of year is in the Upper Midwest where many of us Northerners enjoy the winter ritual […]

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