Moving Grain: Downbound, Unloaded Barges Increase Dec 12, 2019

🕔Dec 12, 2019
Downbound and Unloaded Grain Barges Increase For the week ending December 7,876 grain barges were unloaded in the New Orleans area, the highest since December 2018. This number represented a […]

Moving Grain: Mississippi Gulf Grain Inspections Continue to Increase Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019
Mississippi Gulf Grain Inspections Continue to Increase For the week ending October 3, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) for export from all major U.S. export regions reached […]

Moving Grain: Bonneville Lock and Dam Facility Reopens Oct 3, 2019

🕔Oct 3, 2019
Bonneville Lock and Dam Facility Reopens On September 30, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) reopened the Bonneville Lock and Dam, located on the Columbia River in Oregon. USACE […]

Moving Grain: Upper MS River Improves, Lower River Water Levels Rise May 16, 2019

🕔May 16, 2019
Upper Mississippi River Improves, while Water Levels Rise in the Lower River to New Orleans For the week ending May 11, high water conditions continued to disrupt grain barge movements. […]

Moving Grain: Barge Movements Drop with Continued High Water May 2, 2019

🕔May 2, 2019
Weekly Grain Barge Movements Drop as High Water Conditions Continue For the week ending April 27, barge grain movements dropped 10 percent, compared to the previous week, as the Upper […]

Moving Grain: Flooding Continues to Disrupt Barge and Rail Apr 12, 2019

🕔Apr 12, 2019
Flooding Continues to Disrupt Barge Traffic On-going flooding continues to disrupt barge traffic on the major waterways. As of April 11, there are 10 locks on the Upper Mississippi River […]

Moving Grain: Spot Barge Rates Drop from Last Week Apr 4, 2019

🕔Apr 4, 2019
Spot Grain Barge Rates Drop from Last Week As of April 2, spot grain barge rates for export grain originating from major shipping points were 17 to 29 percent lower […]

Grain Transportation: Snow-Related Shipping Delays Bedevil Railroads – DTN Mar 7, 2019

🕔Mar 7, 2019
Snowfall records fell all over the western U.S in February, from Seattle to Spokane, Washington, to Missoula, Montana, based on a report by the Minneapolis Star Tribune on March 1. […]

Moving Grain: High Water Continues to Disrupt River Traffic Apr 13, 2018

🕔Apr 13, 2018
Highwater Continues to Disrupt River Traffic According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, minor flooding is forecast or occurring across the western and southern portions of the Ohio River […]

Rail Shipping: Complaints of Deteriorating Service in U.S. and Canada – DTN Apr 11, 2018

🕔Apr 11, 2018
The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA), with assistance from the North American Millers Association (NAMA), alerted the Surface Transportation Board (STB) on March 10 of major concerns it had […]

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