Moving Grain: Mississippi Gulf Grain Inspections Continue to Increase

🕔Oct 11, 2019Mississippi 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, 2019Bonneville 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, 2019Upper 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, 2019Weekly 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, 2019Flooding 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, 2019Spot 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, 2019Snowfall 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, 2018Highwater 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, 2018The 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 […]

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, […]

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