Mississippi River System: “Stressed and Upside Down” – DTN Jun 19, 2019

🕔Jun 19, 2019
The long, record-breaking flooding of 2019 on the Mississippi River system has taken a toll on farmland, personal property and the many cities and towns that line the rivers. It […]

Flooding: Louisiana’s Bonnet Carre Spillway Opening is Historical – DTN Mar 13, 2019

🕔Mar 13, 2019
The opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway on Feb. 27 was the first time in history that it had been opened in consecutive years. It is also the third time […]

Lower Mississippi River: High Water Levels for 60 Days; Old Locks, Dams Deteriorate- DTN May 16, 2018

🕔May 16, 2018
Above-average precipitation in the south and the Ohio River Valley have kept the Lower Mississippi River (LMR) at high water levels for an unprecedented period of over 60 days. Tom […]

Moving Grain: Canadian Rail Strike on Hold; Miss. River Traffic Still Slow – DTN Apr 24, 2018

🕔Apr 24, 2018
Rail shippers in Canada and the U.S. could be heard breathing a sigh of relief late Friday evening after the CP announced it had come to what may be just […]

Cash Market: Flooding Continues to Complicate River Navigation – DTN Mar 6, 2018

🕔Mar 6, 2018
Heavy rainfall, from the middle to lower Mississippi River Valley eastward across much of the Ohio River Basin, resulted in widespread river flooding along Cincinnati, Cairo, Memphis and other locations, […]

Grain Shipping: High Water Closes Some Locks – DTN Feb 27, 2018

🕔Feb 27, 2018
Just over one week ago, water levels on the Illinois River and Upper Mississippi, between St Louis and Cairo, Illinois, remained low, but the forecast for rains at that time […]

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