Mississippi River Mismanagement Case Court Hearing Set – DTN Jul 10, 2021

🕔Jul 10, 2021
A court will hear arguments in an ongoing lawsuit filed by environmental groups alleging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers mismanaged a 195-mile stretch of the Mississippi River from St. […]

Ag Lawsuits: Army Corps of Engineers Argues Against Mismanagement of Mississippi River – DTN Jun 1, 2021

🕔Jun 1, 2021
Federal attorneys for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers argue the use of structures to maintain the navigation channel on a 195-mile stretch of the Mississippi River from St. Louis, […]

Ag Trade: China Corn Purchases Continue, Inflation Garners Attention, Mississippi Barge Traffic Disrupted May 14, 2021

🕔May 14, 2021
Earlier this week, Bloomberg writers Kim Chipman and Isis Almeida reported that, “A drought in Brazil is changing up trade flows, and sending China on a U.S. grain-buying binge that’s causing global prices to surge. “Brazil […]

Moving Grain: High Water, Flooding Beset Lower Mississippi River Apr 2, 2021

🕔Apr 2, 2021
Navigation Season Opens in Upper Mississippi as High Water and Flooding Beset Lower Mississippi The 2021 navigation season for the Upper Mississippi River unofficially began on March 19, when a […]

Grain Transportation: Mississippi River Head of Navigation Opens – DTN Mar 23, 2021

🕔Mar 23, 2021
The Motor vessel R. Clayton McWhorter, originating from the Quad Cities in Iowa and Illinois, and pushing 12 barges en route to St. Paul, Minnesota, was locked through Lock and […]

Moving Grain: Mississippi River Barge Operations Continue To Improve Mar 19, 2021

🕔Mar 19, 2021
Mississippi River Grain Barge Operations Continue To Improve High water conditions on the Ohio River improved in the second part of the week ending March 13, and barge operations continued […]

Moving Grain: Mississippi River Locks 27 and Arkansas River Lock 1 Close for Repair Feb 5, 2021

🕔Feb 5, 2021
Mississippi River Locks 27 and Arkansas River Lock 1 Close for Repair The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is closing the main chamber of the Mississippi River Chain of Rocks […]

Mississippi: Long Battle Over Yazoo Pumps Enters New Phase – DTN Jan 15, 2021

🕔Jan 15, 2021
Farmers in Mississippi are hoping moves by EPA to advance a pumping project off the Yazoo and Mississippi rivers will mitigate repeated flooding that has affected the area over the […]

Moving Grain: Upper Mississippi River Navigation Ended Nov. 30 Dec 11, 2020

🕔Dec 11, 2020
Upper Mississippi River Navigation System Ended on November 30 On November 30, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recorded the last 2020 traffic of the Mississippi Lock […]

Grain Transportation: Restrictions on Barge Traffic Due to Low River Water Levels – DTN Oct 7, 2020

🕔Oct 7, 2020
As fall harvest ramps up, the Mississippi River is facing low levels and in the Lower Mississippi River (LMR), barges face draft restrictions and tow size restrictions. The Lock and […]

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