Midwest Planting – Weather Persevered but So Did Farmers – DTN

🕔Jun 25, 2019Two months ago, I wrote a story titled “Lack of 2019 Spring Wheat Planting: Time to Push the Panic Button Yet?” I told farmers and elevator managers who contributed to […]

DDG Weekly: Steady to Higher Prices – DTN

🕔Jun 25, 2019The domestic distillers dried grains (DDG) average spot price from the 40 locations DTN contacted was $4 higher this week versus the prior week, at $141 per ton for the […]

Mississippi River System: “Stressed and Upside Down” – DTN

🕔Jun 19, 2019The long, record-breaking flooding of 2019 on the Mississippi River system has taken a toll on farmland, personal property and the many cities and towns that line the rivers. It […]

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 […]

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