Trump Plan To Fund Infrastructure Gets Mixed Reviews – DTN

🕔Feb 13, 2018Farm leaders largely had praise Monday for the Trump administration’s infrastructure plan, which calls for spending $200 billion in federal funding over 10 years, including a special $50 billion pot […]

Farm Trucking: Will Electronic Logging Device Regulations Affect Your Business?

🕔Feb 6, 2018There has been a good deal of discussion, confusion, and concern over new regulations promulgated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requiring electronic logging devices (“ELDs”) for certain […]

Ag Truck Haulers Hope for Exemption from Electronic Logging Device Requirement – DTN

🕔Jan 30, 2018Earlier this month, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that the Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association Inc. (OOIDA) has requested an exemption from the electronic logging device (ELD) […]

Ag Truckers Want More Than 90 Day Extension on DOT Mandate – DTN

🕔Nov 29, 2017On Monday, Nov. 20, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a 90-day exemption for truckers hauling agriculture loads and livestock to comply with the U.S. Department of Transportation […]

Moving Grain: Weekly Barge Shipments Highest Since Nov.

🕔Jul 27, 2017Weekly Grain Barge Shipments Highest Since Last November Grain tonnages through the locking portions of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Arkansas Rivers surged to 1.2 million tons, the highest since the […]

Electronic Logging on Hold – Bill Gives 2 More Years to Comply – DTN

🕔Jul 26, 2017On 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 […]

New Truck Safety Rules May Bite the Dust Due to Trump Executive Orders – DTN

🕔Feb 7, 2017A number of regulations affecting the U.S. trucking industry were in the works last year. But now, two executive orders signed by President Donald Trump aimed at curbing federal regulations, […]

Long Term Highway Funding Bill Possible? – DTN

🕔Aug 7, 2015Congress has extended the current highway bill 34 times in the last six years, but transportation advocates think lawmakers could finally pass a new long-term bill before the end of […]

Moving Grains: Corn Inspections Highest in Over a Year

🕔Apr 30, 2015Corn Inspections Highest Since Mid-April Last Year For the week ending April 23, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, soybeans) from all major export regions reached 2.14 million metric tons […]

Truckers Harder To Come By, New Regulations Aren’t Helping – DTN

🕔Apr 6, 2015While we have had our attention on ag transportation difficulties at railroads and at ocean ports, several issues also have been developing for over-the-road trucks and drivers. In October of […]

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