Moving Grain: River Conditions Generally Improve

🕔Mar 29, 2018River Conditions Generally Improve Except for the Lower Mississippi River As of March 29, navigation conditions have improved with receding river levels on the locking portions of the Mississippi, Illinois, […]

Moving Grain: River Navigation Conditions Improve

🕔Mar 22, 2018Navigation Conditions Improve, Barge Spot Rates Decline After several weeks of flooding, river levels on the Mississippi and Ohio rivers are receding and thus easing some navigational issues for barge […]

Moving Grain: High Water Continues to Disrupt Barge Traffic

🕔Mar 8, 2018High Water Continues to Disrupt Barge Traffic Beginning in late February, heavy rainfall in the Mississippi and Ohio River Basins has resulted in significant flooding at locations near important inland […]

Cash Market: Flooding Continues to Complicate River Navigation – DTN

🕔Mar 6, 2018Heavy rainfall, from the middle to lower Mississippi River Valley eastward across much of the Ohio River Basin, resulted in widespread river flooding along Cincinnati, Cairo, Memphis and other locations, […]

Moving Grain: High Water Disrupts Mississippi River Navigation

🕔Mar 1, 2018High Water Disrupts Navigation Across Much of the Mississippi River System Heavy rainfall, from the middle to lower Mississippi River Valley eastward across much of the Ohio River Basin, has […]

Grain Shipping: High Water Closes Some Locks – DTN

🕔Feb 27, 2018Just over one week ago, water levels on the Illinois River and Upper Mississippi, between St Louis and Cairo, Illinois, remained low, but the forecast for rains at that time […]

Moving Grain: Improving Conditions Ease Inland Navigation Issues

🕔Jan 25, 2018Warmer Temperatures and Rain Easing Inland Navigation Issues Downbound grain shipments at Ohio River Locks and Dam 52, for the week ending January 20 (week 3), were 378 thousand tons; […]

Moving Grain: Dec. Stocks Highest in 30 Years; Weather Continues to Disrupt River Traffic

🕔Jan 18, 2018December Grain Stocks: Highest in Past 30 Years Among the many USDA reports published last week (including the January World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report and the latest monthly […]

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: River Traffic Up as Harvest Nears Completion

🕔Nov 17, 2017River Traffic Up as Harvest Nears Completion During the last half of November, barge movements typically increase as the corn and soybean harvests near completion and barges depart from the […]

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