Missouri River Flood Debate: Army Corps of Eng., Levee Repairs, Cost Benefit Ratio – DTN

🕔Apr 18, 2019Congress appropriating funds for Midwest levee repair doesn’t necessarily mean that’s where the money would go if the Army Corps of Engineers and the White House use cost-benefit analysis to […]

Grain: Great Lakes Shipping Season is Open – DTN

🕔Mar 28, 2019It’s a sure sign of spring when one hears the words “opening day.” In most cases, those words are associated with the start of a new Major League Baseball season. […]

Infrastructure Promises: No Plan or Fix Yet – DTN

🕔Feb 12, 2019During the signing of the tax overhaul bill on Dec. 22, 2017, President Donald Trump said, “Infrastructure is by far the easiest,” according to a Washington Post article from Jan. […]

Upper Mississippi River Barges Head South for Winter – DTN

🕔Dec 12, 2018The Upper Mississippi River (UMR) shipping season is officially over as tows pushing barges, like flocks of geese, headed south for the winter. It’s always bittersweet for those of us […]

Soybean Trade: China Tariffs Not the Only Thing Holding U.S. Back – DTN

🕔Nov 26, 2018Since the 1990s, the United States, the world’s leading producer of soybeans, has lost market share to Brazil, noted USDA in its most recent study, The Impact of Infrastructure and […]

Moving Grain: Corn, Soybean Inspections Jump Over Previous Weeks

🕔Aug 30, 2018Corn and Soybeans Boost Total Grain Inspections For the week ending August 23, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) for export from all major U.S. export regions reached […]

Moving Grain: Weekly Barge Shipments Decrease

🕔Jul 19, 2018Weekly Barge Grain Shipments Decrease Due to the high water conditions and lock and dam repairs, grain barge shipments experienced a notable drop in tonnages for the week ending July […]

Moving Grain: Pacific Northwest Grain Inspections Rebound

🕔Apr 27, 2018FMC to Investigate Ocean Carriers Making Unilateral Changes to Service Contracts According to an April 23 Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) news release, U.S. cargo owners forwarded complaints to FMC claiming […]

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, […]

Trump Plan: $1.5 Trillion Investment Plus Commitments from State, Local Govt. – DTN

🕔Feb 13, 2018The White House will release its long-awaited infrastructure plan on Monday, which calls for spending $200 billion in federal funding over 10 years to stimulate $1.5 trillion in new infrastructure […]

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