Moving Grain: Upper MS River Improves, Lower River Water Levels Rise

🕔May 16, 2019Upper Mississippi River Improves, while Water Levels Rise in the Lower River to New Orleans For the week ending May 11, high water conditions continued to disrupt grain barge movements. […]

Moving Grain: Flood Waters Halt Barge Traffic

🕔May 9, 2019Flood Waters Stop Mississippi River Traffic Rising flood waters have stopped Mississippi River traffic at St. Louis, MO. On May 3, river levels at St. Louis exceeded 38 feet, which […]

Moving Grain: Barge Movements Drop with Continued High Water

🕔May 2, 2019Weekly Grain Barge Movements Drop as High Water Conditions Continue For the week ending April 27, barge grain movements dropped 10 percent, compared to the previous week, as the Upper […]

Mississippi River Flood Stage – Barge Traffic 31% Lower Than 2018 – DTN

🕔Apr 29, 2019As the Mississippi River in St. Paul, Minnesota, began to move closer to minor flood stage around April 15, a snowstorm on April 11 — followed by heavy rains on […]

Moving Grain: Flooding Continues to Impact River Traffic

🕔Apr 25, 2019Flooding Continues to Impact River Traffic Much of the Mississippi River remains impacted by this year’s on-going flooding. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, river levels are receding […]

Field Crop Roundup – Tough Spring Alters Planting Prospects – DTN

🕔Apr 5, 2019This is the kind of spring that builds character. “We received 4.6 inches of rain in March,” said Illinois farmer John Werries. “The morning of April 1, it was 28 […]

Arkansas Fertilizer: Continued River Flooding Could Lead to Shortages

🕔Apr 3, 2019With current Mississippi River levels above flood stage along all of Arkansas’ eastern border there are increasing concerns that limited barge traffic combined with reduced access to Arkansas ports may […]

Minnesota River’s Ice, Snowmelt Headin’ South – DTN

🕔Apr 2, 2019In my March 18 story “Snowmelt, Rain Wreak Havoc on US River Systems” (https://www.dtnpf.com/…), I mentioned that the Mississippi River level in St. Paul, Minnesota, was at 5.8 feet. I […]

Grain Transportation: Flooding Stops MS River Traffic

🕔Mar 29, 2019Flooding Stops Traffic on Upper Mississippi River Widespread flooding on the inland waterways continues to disrupt grain barge shipments. As of March 28, the following Upper Mississippi River Locks are […]

Grain, Fertilizer Transportation: MS River Flooding Prevents Barge Movement – DTN

🕔Mar 21, 2019While the Upper Mississippi River (UMR) remains in winter hibernation, the rest of the river system is overflowing with excess water from snowmelt and recent rains. The flooding is preventing […]

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