Moving Grains: Ag Groups Emphasize Waterway Infrastructure Needs to Congress

🕔Apr 13, 2017NGFA Emphasizes Waterway Infrastructure Needs in Letters to Congress Through the National Grain and Feed Association’s (NGFA) Agricultural Transportation Working Group, 22 agricultural producer and agribusiness organizations sent letters to […]

Moving Grains: Missouri River Navigation Season Expected to be Normal

🕔Mar 31, 2017Missouri River Navigation Season Expected to be Normal Normally, navigation on the Missouri River is only possible certain times of the year through a series of releases of stored water […]

Moving Grain: Upper Mississippi Corn Barge Movements at 6-Year High

🕔May 13, 2016Wheat Inspections Highest Since December For the week ending May 5, total inspections of wheat for export from all major export regions reached 0.523 million metric tons (mmt), up 40 […]

Moving Grains: Weather Points to Early River Navigation Season

🕔Mar 11, 2016Mild Weather on Upper Mississippi Favors Early Start of Navigation Season Above average Midwest temperatures for February have caused less ice accumulations on northern portions of the Upper Mississippi River. […]

Moving Grains: Winter Storm Jonas Recovery Underway

🕔Jan 29, 2016Winter Storm Jonas Recovery Underway; Expect Delays Following the at or near record snowfall in parts of the East, many, including the ports and railroads, are digging-out and working to […]

Moving Grains: Flooding Returns to Portions of the River System

🕔Dec 17, 2015Flooding Returns to Portions of the River System Recent rains have caused minor flooding conditions on the Upper Mississippi, Arkansas, and Tennessee Rivers. On December 16, the Mississippi River at […]

Moving Grains: End of Upper Mississippi River Navigation Season

🕔Dec 10, 2015Corps Announces End of Mississippi River Navigation Season for St. Paul, MN On December 3, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) announced the end of the navigation season for […]

Moving Grains: Mississippi River Conditions Improve

🕔Jul 9, 2015Mississippi River Conditions Improve After Several Lock Closures Last Week River conditions on the Upper Mississippi are improving but remain at elevated levels. Several Mississippi River locks were closed because […]

Moving Grains: Flood Conditions Continue to Hamper Barge Traffic

🕔Jul 2, 2015Flood Conditions Continue to Hamper Barge Traffic Extreme rainfall events have caused flooding on much of the inland waterways and hampered barge traffic. During June, the flooding caused several lock […]

Moving Grains: High Water Continues to Disrupt River Traffic

🕔Jun 26, 2015High Water Continues to Disrupt Grain Shipping Heavy rains in the central U.S. continue to raise water levels, which has halted most traffic on the Illinois River and slowed traffic […]

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