Moving Grain: Mid-Mississippi Barge Rates Exceed Twin Cities’ Aug 2, 2019

🕔Aug 2, 2019Mid-Mississippi Barge Rates Exceed Twin Cities Rates Spot barge rates for export grain originating from ports near the Twin Cities (MN) and Mid-Mississippi (a stretch of the Mississippi River that […]

Moving Grain: Corn, Soybean Inspections Jump Over Previous Weeks Aug 30, 2018

🕔Aug 30, 2018Corn and Soybeans Boost Total Grain Inspections For the week ending August 23, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) for export from all major U.S. export regions reached […]

Farm Trucks: Senate’s 1-Year Extension – Electronic Logging for Livestock, Live Insects – DTN Aug 14, 2018

🕔Aug 14, 2018The recent one-year extension to the electronic logging device (ELD) waiver for livestock haulers and live insect haulers recently passed by the Senate has caused mixed reactions throughout the trucking […]

Farm Trucking: Electronic Log Device – Non-Livestock Hauling – June 19 Enforcement – DTN Jun 5, 2018

🕔Jun 5, 2018While the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) 90-day electronic logging device (ELD) waiver for agriculture truckers expires June 18, one group has already been granted […]

Trump Plan To Fund Infrastructure Gets Mixed Reviews – DTN Feb 13, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2017

🕔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, 2017

🕔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, 2017

🕔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 […]

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