Moving Grain: Snow, Ice Storms Interrupt Barge Movements Feb 19, 2021

🕔Feb 19, 2021
Snow and Ice Storms Interrupt Grain Barge Movements Since early February, grain barge movements on parts of the Mississippi River have been delayed and, in some cases, halted because of […]

Moving Grain: California Asks FMC To Take Action on Ag Shipping Delays Feb 12, 2021

🕔Feb 12, 2021
California Asks FMC To Take Action on Agricultural Shipping Delays In a letter dated January 28, the State of California asked the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to take immediate action […]

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 […]

Moving Grain: ASCE Releases New Infrastructure Report Jan 29, 2021

🕔Jan 29, 2021
ASCE Releases New Infrastructure Report The American Society of Civil Engineers released a new report, Failure to Act: Economic Impacts of Status Quo Investment Across Infrastructure System, to explore the […]

Moving Grain: Export Inspections Recede, Soybeans Continue To Rise Jan 22, 2021

🕔Jan 22, 2021
FMCSA Provides HOS Relief to Railroad Drivers The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) granted railroad drivers a 5-year exemption from FMCSA’s 14-hour, 60-hour, and 70-hour rules, based on an […]

Moving Grain: Export Inspections Jump Sharply Jan 15, 2021

🕔Jan 15, 2021
Grain Inspections Jump Sharply With Rising Corn and Soybean Shipments to Asia For the week ending January 7, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) for export from all […]

Moving Grain: FMC Commissioners Urge Ocean Carriers To Carry U.S. Exports Jan 8, 2021

🕔Jan 8, 2021
FMC Commissioners Urge Ocean Carriers To Carry U.S. Exports On December 16, Federal Maritime Commissioners (FMC) Carl W. Bentzel and Daniel B. Maffei sent a letter to the World Shipping […]

Moving Grain: Port of New Orleans Begins Project To Develop New Container Terminal Jan 1, 2021

🕔Jan 1, 2021
Port of New Orleans Begins Project To Develop New Container Terminal On December 17, the Board of Commissioners for the Port of New Orleans authorized the Port to acquire a […]

Moving Grain: USDA Releases Report on Highway Freight Dec 23, 2020

🕔Dec 23, 2020
USDA Releases Report on Highway Freight On December 17, USDA released a new study, The Importance of Highways to U.S Agriculture. The report gives stakeholders a strategic overview of the […]

Moving Grain: 2020 Operational Costs of Trucking Dec 18, 2020

🕔Dec 18, 2020
ATRI Releases 2020 Operational Costs of Trucking The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) recently released a study analyzing detailed trucking costs from 2008 to 2019. According to the study, from […]

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