Moving Grain: Chinese Celebration May Slow Ocean Freight Rates Increase

🕔Feb 16, 2018Chinese Lunar Year Celebration May Slow Ocean Freight Rates Increase Ocean freight rates for shipping bulk grains have declined for two consecutive weeks. For the week ending February 8, the […]

Moving Grain: Upper Mississippi River Begins to Close, Empty Barges Head Up Ohio River

🕔Nov 30, 2017As Upper Mississippi River Begins to Close, Empty Grain Barges Head Up Ohio River For the week ending November 25, 534 grain barges passed downbound on the locking sections of […]

Moving Grain: Low Water Disrupts Barge Traffic on Illinois River

🕔Sep 22, 2017Low Water Conditions Disrupting Barge Traffic On September 17, low water conditions closed a section of the Illinois River near La Grange Lock and Dam. The U.S. Army Corps of […]

Moving Grain: Total Export Inspections Rebound

🕔Jun 15, 2017Total Inspections of Grain Rebound and Remain Well Above-Average in PNW For the week ending June 8, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) for export from major U.S. […]

Moving Grain: Bulk Ocean Freight Rates Highest Since 2014

🕔Apr 20, 2017Bulk Ocean Freight Rates Highest Since 2014 Ocean freight rates for shipping bulk grains reached the highest level since December 2014. As of April 13, the rate for shipping a […]

Moving Grain: High Water Slows Navigation on Upper Mississippi, Illinois Rivers

🕔Apr 7, 2017High Water Slows Navigation on the Upper Mississippi and Illinois Rivers Recent rain events in the Midwest have raised Mississippi and Illinois River levels to high water conditions. Parts of […]

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