Commodity Supply Chains: Is a Disaster Waiting Around the Corner? – DTN

🕔Jul 7, 2017On a planet where there is such an oppressively large amount of wheat, that over a third of it won’t even be used in the current marketing year and will […]

2016 U.S. Soybean Crop Will Cruise Expanded Panama Canal – DTN

🕔Sep 29, 2016Right now, a soybean is being harvested that will win a cruise through one of the world’s greatest engineering marvels — the Panama Canal. After commingling with all the other […]

Moving Grain: Rain Impacts Houston Ship Channel

🕔Jun 3, 2016Rain Impacts Houston Ship Channel On May 29, flood levels and record setting water currents coming from the San Jacinto River caused a closure of the Houston Ship Channel (HSC) […]

Moving Grain: Export Inspections Unchanged from Last Week

🕔Apr 29, 2016Grain Inspections Unchanged from Past Week For the week ending April 21, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, soybeans) for export from all major export regions reached 1.84 million metric […]

Moving Grain: Panama Canal Announces 3rd Round of Draft Restrictions

🕔Apr 22, 2016Panama Canal Announces Third Draft Restrictions Following previous announcements, the Panama Canal Authority announced a third round of draft restrictions on April 11 that will be imposed on vessels transiting […]

Moving Grain: Panama Canal Announces 2nd Set of Draft Restrictions

🕔Apr 8, 2016Panama Canal Announces Second Draft Restrictions Subsequent to the restrictions announced on March 1 (see 03/24/16 Grain Transportaion Report), the Panama Canal Authority announced a second round of draft restrictions […]

Lower Mississippi River – Dredging Could Increase Traffic, Save Dollars – DTN

🕔Mar 24, 2016The high value of the dollar against some U.S. export rivals means more emphasis is needed on export logistics for American farmers to stay competitive. That translates into looking at […]

Moving Grains: Panama Canal Inspection to Reduce Transit Capacity

🕔Feb 19, 2016Test and Structural Inspection Scheduled for Panama Canal Lock, Reduces Transit Capacity The West Lane of the Gatum Locks on the Panama Canal will be closed for 10 hours on […]

Moving Grain: River Levels Decline on Upper Mississippi, New Orleans at Flood Stage

🕔Jan 22, 2016River Levels Decline on the Upper Mississippi while New Orleans remains at Flood Stage River conditions are rapidly returning to normal levels on the Upper Mississippi and Illinois Rivers. Ice […]

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 […]

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