Grain Transportation: Snow-Related Shipping Delays Bedevil Railroads – DTN Mar 7, 2019

🕔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, 2019

🕔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, 2019

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, […]

DDG Weekly – Spot Prices Mixed, Shutdowns Keep Supplies Balanced – DTN Oct 9, 2018

🕔Oct 9, 2018Distillers dried grains spot prices from the 40 locations DTN contacted were mixed, but on average $1 per ton lower at $133 per ton versus one week ago for the […]

Wheat Market: Harvest Nearing Finish – Variable Yields, High Protein – DTN Aug 21, 2018

🕔Aug 21, 2018As of Friday, Aug. 17, U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) noted in their weekly harvest update that other than a few acres in Wyoming, the 2018 HRW harvest progress is now […]

Farm Trucks: Senate’s 1-Year Extension – Electronic Logging for Livestock, Live Insects – DTN Aug 14, 2018

🕔Aug 14, 2018The recent one-year extension to the electronic logging device (ELD) waiver for livestock haulers and live insect haulers recently passed by the Senate has caused mixed reactions throughout the trucking […]

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