Moving Grain: LaGrange Lock and Dam Closure Period Extended Jul 30, 2020

🕔Jul 30, 2020
LaGrange Lock and Dam Closure Period Extended The planned closure of the LaGrange closure is now extended through October 13, according to a discussion at the Inland Waterways Users Board […]

Miss. River Floods – Army Corps of Engineers Sued Over Management – DTN May 15, 2020

🕔May 15, 2020
A recent rash of flooding in the Mississippi River basin could have been avoided had the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers better managed a 195-mile stretch of the river from […]

Infrastructure Repairs Lose Out to Coronavirus – DTN Apr 28, 2020

🕔Apr 28, 2020
On March 31, four days after signing the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, President Donald Trump called for a $2-trillion infrastructure plan. He wrote on Twitter, “With […]

Mississippi River: High Water from St. Paul to New Orleans – DTN Apr 15, 2020

🕔Apr 15, 2020
Spring flooding has become an obstacle for barge traffic reaching the Mississippi River in St. Paul. While the river there did fall below minor flood stage late last week, there […]

Barge Traffic Resumes On Upper Mississippi River But Floods Remain A Concern – DTN Mar 23, 2020

🕔Mar 23, 2020
On March 19, the first day of spring, there was a very welcome sign of hope in St. Paul, Minnesota, on the Mississippi River. St. Paul is where grain shipping […]

Moving Grain: Flood Conditions Continue To Disrupt Barge Navigation Mar 12, 2020

🕔Mar 12, 2020
Flood Conditions Continue To Disrupt Barge Navigation on Lower Mississippi Consistent flood conditions on the Lower Mississippi River are causing disruptions from Cairo, IL, to the Gulf of Mexico. As […]

Moving Grain: High Water Persists in Mississippi River System Feb 27, 2020

🕔Feb 27, 2020
High Water Persists in the Mississippi River System, Barge Surplus Remains Several gauges on the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers remain at flood stage, but the navigation challenges have not resulted […]

Hell And/Or High Water? More River Traffic Challenges Ahead? – DTN Feb 26, 2020

🕔Feb 26, 2020
The start of the 2019 navigation season in the Upper Mississippi River (UMR) was late and drawn out. The first tow didn’t make it to St. Paul, Minnesota, until April […]

Southern Illinois’ Len Small Likely To Fail Even If Repaired – Report Feb 5, 2020

🕔Feb 5, 2020
Alexander County sits near the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, at the southernmost tip of Illinois. The sparsely populated jurisdiction is perhaps best known for devastating floods resulting […]

Grain Transportation: More River Funding But Still Playing Catch-Up – DTN Jan 14, 2020

🕔Jan 14, 2020
Late on Dec. 20, 2019, President Donald Trump signed into law the 2020 spending bills. Contained in the spending package for fiscal 2020 was $7.65 billion for the civil works […]

The Latest


Send press releases to Ernst@Agfax.com.

View All Events


Send press releases to Ernst@Agfax.com.

View All Events