Moving Grain: Ag Industry Urges DOT To Protect U.S. Exporters May 7, 2021

🕔May 7, 2021
Agriculture Industry Urges DOT To Protect U.S. Exporters On April 27, 2021, 300 agriculture and forest product companies sent a letter to the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Secretary urging DOT […]

Moving Grain: Drought Causes Barge Transportation Issues in South America Apr 29, 2021

🕔Apr 29, 2021
South American Drought Causes Concern for Barge Transportation Over the last several weeks, drought-driven declines in water levels of the rivers of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay have forced barges to […]

Moving Grain: $1Bln Available for Infrastructure Projects Apr 23, 2021

🕔Apr 23, 2021
DOT Announces $1 Billion in Competitive Grant Funding for Infrastructure Projects On April 13, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) published a notice of funding opportunity for applications to the […]

Moving Grain: State-by-State Infrastructure Needs Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
White House Releases State-by-State Fact Sheet Highlighting Infrastructure Needs The White House released State-by-State fact sheets highlighting the urgent need for infrastructure investments across the country. For each of the […]

Moving Grain: Funding Opportunity for Port Infrastructure Apr 9, 2021

🕔Apr 9, 2021
DOT Announces Funding Opportunity for Port Infrastructure The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Maritime Administration announced a notice of funding opportunity for port and intermodal infrastructure-related projects through the Port […]

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 […]

Moving Grain: Canadian Pacific, Kansas City Southern Propose Merger Mar 26, 2021

🕔Mar 26, 2021
Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern Propose Merger Earlier this week, Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) and Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS) notified the Surface Transportation Board (STB) of their intent […]

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: Barge Movements Recover From Previous Low Tonnages Mar 11, 2021

🕔Mar 11, 2021
Grain Barge Movements Recovered From Previous Low Tonnages For the week ending March 6, grain barge movements recovered from the effects of severe weather in the last half of February. […]

Moving Grain: Barges Resume Operations After Winter Storms Feb 26, 2021

🕔Feb 26, 2021
Grain Barges Resume Operations After Severe Winter Weather Last week, ice storms and other severe weather temporarily halted barge operations on the Mississippi River around St. Louis, as well as […]

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