Ag Groups Highlight Supply Chain Concerns – DTN Oct 25, 2021

    🕔Oct 25, 2021
     More than 50 agriculture groups wrote to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to highlight disruptive factors facing the U.S. agricultural and food supply chain, ranging from labor and infrastructure needs to […]

    Ag Trade: The Importance of Highways to U.S. Agriculture Jan 4, 2021

    🕔Jan 4, 2021
    A news release last month from the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced the release of a report, “prepared in close partnership with the Department of Transportation,” titled: “The Importance of Highways […]

    Trump Plan: $1.5 Trillion Investment Plus Commitments from State, Local Govt. – DTN Feb 13, 2018

    🕔Feb 13, 2018
    The 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 […]

    Electronic Logging on Hold – Bill Gives 2 More Years to Comply – DTN Jul 26, 2017

    🕔Jul 26, 2017
    On Tuesday, July 18, a bill to delay the compliance date of the ELD (electronic logging device rule) for two years to December 2019, was filed in the U.S. House […]

    Farmers Selling Fresh Produce Do Better When Located Near City Centers Jun 30, 2016

    🕔Jun 30, 2016
    Two researchers at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture find that farmers located closer to city centers seem to have a locational advantage in transportation over their long distance, […]

    Texas: Ag Forum, Austin, May 16 Apr 28, 2016

    🕔Apr 28, 2016
    Agricultural transportation will be the focus of the 2016 Texas Ag Forum scheduled May 16 at the Hilton Austin Airport, organizers said. The forum will feature presentations from transportation experts […]

    Bill Aims to Resolve Freight Rail Issues More Effectively – DTN Dec 14, 2015

    🕔Dec 14, 2015
    Supporters of a bill passed by Congress last week that reauthorizes the Surface Transportation Board — the federal regulatory body responsible for economic oversight of the nation’s freight rail system […]

    Soybeans: Brazilian Transportation Improvements Could Shrink U.S. Exports Dec 8, 2015

    🕔Dec 8, 2015
    The United States is the world’s leading soybean producer, and right now it has the rivers, roads and rails to move all those soybeans from field to market. However, this […]

    Freight-Shipping: How Big Should Big Rigs Be? – DTN Oct 19, 2015

    🕔Oct 19, 2015
    Federal law says the maximum allowable weight for freight-shipping trucks is 80,000 pounds, although some states have higher limits that were grandfathered in when the federal rule was passed. The […]

    Source of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus Narrowed Down – DTN Oct 1, 2015

    🕔Oct 1, 2015
    USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspections Service has narrowed down the possible way three swine enteric coronavirus disease (SECD) viruses, including porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv), entered the country. The […]


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