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    Moving Grain: Improving Conditions Ease Inland Navigation Issues Jan 25, 2018

    🕔Jan 25, 2018
    Warmer 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, 2018

    🕔Jan 18, 2018
    December 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, 2017

    🕔Nov 30, 2017
    As 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, 2017

    🕔Nov 17, 2017
    River 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 […]

    Moving Grain: How Do Unscheduled Lock Outages Affect Barge Traffic? Nov 9, 2017

    🕔Nov 9, 2017
    Study Examines Impact of Unscheduled Lock Outages on Barge Traffic The National Waterways Foundation and U.S. Maritime Administration released its study, “The Impacts of Unscheduled Lock Outages,” which shows the […]

    Soybean Shipping: Barge Traffic Slowed by High Water and Service Issues – DTN Oct 25, 2017

    🕔Oct 25, 2017
    As new-crop soybeans head to U.S. rivers for shipment to the Gulf of Mexico, low water in some spots, high water in other areas and ongoing service issues will slow […]

    Moving Grain: Closed Section of Ohio River Re-Opens with Large Back-Log Oct 19, 2017

    🕔Oct 19, 2017
    Ohio River Locks and Dam 52 Re-opens with Long Line of Barges Waiting to Transit On October 16, Ohio River Locks and Dam (L&D) 52 reopened after being closed for […]

    Moving Grain: Barge Rates Fall as Navigation Conditions Improve Oct 13, 2017

    🕔Oct 13, 2017
    Barge Rates Fall as Navigation Conditions Improve As of October 10, spot barge rates for export grain from major originating locations decreased 41 to 65 percent compared to the previous […]

    Moving Grain: Railroads Nearly Finished Restoring Service in Texas After Harvey Sep 14, 2017

    🕔Sep 14, 2017
    Railroads Nearly Complete in Restoring Service in Texas after Hurricane Harvey The railroads have made great strides in returning service to southeastern Texas following Hurricane Harvey. According to a September […]

    Moving Grain: Barge Movements Drop Due to Lock Repairs Sep 7, 2017

    🕔Sep 7, 2017
    Hurricane Harvey Recovery Recovery efforts continue in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. State officials lifted evacuation orders for the impacted region. All ports in the region are open; however, some […]

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