Distillers Grains: Demand Slows, Spillover Pressure from Corn – DTN

🕔Apr 23, 2019The domestic distillers dried grains (DDG) average spot price from the 40 locations DTN contacted was down 5 cents at $134 per ton for the week ended April 18, versus […]

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. […]

Flooding: Louisiana’s Bonnet Carre Spillway Opening is Historical – DTN

🕔Mar 13, 2019The opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway on Feb. 27 was the first time in history that it had been opened in consecutive years. It is also the third time […]

Grain Transportation: Snow-Related Shipping Delays Bedevil Railroads – DTN

🕔Mar 7, 2019Snowfall records fell all over the western U.S in February, from Seattle to Spokane, Washington, to Missoula, Montana, based on a report by the Minneapolis Star Tribune on March 1. […]

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. […]

Grain Shipping: St. Lawrence Seaway Tonnage Increased 7% – DTN

🕔Jan 29, 2019In a press release on Jan. 17, 2019, the Great Lakes Seaway Partnership noted that, “With total cargo shipments of 40.9 million metric tons during the 2018 navigation season, St. […]

Distillers Grains: Tightening Supplies from Reduced Ethanol Production – DTN

🕔Dec 26, 2018The domestic distillers dried grains average spot price from the 40 locations DTN contacted was $3 higher, at $164 per ton, for the week ended Dec. 20, versus one week […]

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 […]

DDG Weekly: Spot Prices Unchanged, Indonesian Demand Remains Steady – DTN

🕔Oct 29, 2018Distillers dried grains spot prices from the 40 locations DTN contacted were mixed, but the average price was up $1 per ton at $134 per ton versus two weeks ago […]

Soybean Harvest Losses Continue To Mount In Upper Midwest – DTN

🕔Oct 17, 2018It’s been a tough year for farmers in Minnesota, South Dakota, northern Iowa, northeastern North Dakota and western Wisconsin. Many of these areas endured late planting due to April snows, […]

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