Trump Plan: $1.5 Trillion Investment Plus Commitments from State, Local Govt. – DTN

🕔Feb 13, 2018The White House will release its long-awaited infrastructure plan on Monday, which calls for spending $200 billion in federal funding over 10 years to stimulate $1.5 trillion in new infrastructure […]

Moving Grain: Upper Mississippi River Locks Scheduled Repairs

🕔Dec 7, 2017Several Upper Mississippi River Locks Scheduled for Closure to Accommodate Repairs In order to conduct repairs, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has scheduled several lock closures on the […]

Grain Transportation: River Infrastructure 75 Years Old, Time for an Upgrade

🕔Nov 8, 2017An October study commissioned by the National Waterways Foundation and U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) was released on Nov. 1 “highlighting the economic benefits associated with reliable inland navigation.” The study […]

Moving Grain: Dredging Issues on Lower Mississippi; Grain Inspections Continue Climb

🕔Aug 10, 2017GAO Looks at Dredging Issues on the Lower Mississippi River In July 2017, the General Accountability Office (GAO) released a report titled Inland Harbors: The Corps of Engineers Should Assess […]

Infrastructure Upgrades: Trump Plan Includes User Fees to Pay the Bill – DTN

🕔Jun 12, 2017While there is enthusiasm to rebuild the inland waterways system, farmers who sell grain to river terminals along key waterways could end up losing some value on their grain and […]

Shipping Grain: Trump Promises to Upgrade Inland Waterways, Rail, Road Infrastructure – DTN

🕔Jun 9, 2017Farm groups that have worked for years to bring attention to the state of inland waterways showered praise on President Donald Trump’s speech in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Wednesday in which […]

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 […]

Grain Transportation: Hopes of Bipartisan Support for Infrastructure Challenges

🕔Nov 16, 2016While various trucking and transportation-related industries have congratulated President-elect Donald Trump on his election victory, some people are wondering if recent regulations may be reversed and others are concerned if […]

Grain Transportation: Lengthy Waterway Disruptions Could Cost Billions

🕔Nov 2, 2016What would happen if a lengthy disruption befell the major mode of transportation of U.S. corn and soybeans? What ramifications would that have on U.S. producers and the national economy? […]

Soybeans: Is the Transportation System Ready for Harvest?

🕔Sep 16, 2015With harvest just around the corner for many, thoughts are turning to getting crops out of the field and onto the roads, rails and rivers that help move U.S. soybeans […]

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