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    Rail Strike Threat Looms as Unions Clash on Latest Agreement

    Two of the largest railway unions were at odds when voting on a key labor pact this week, negating efforts from the […]

    November 23, 2022
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    Drought-Induced Cut in Barge Transportation Could Mean Smaller Profit Margins for Farmers

    Lower Mississippi River barge traffic is still backed up as water levels remain at a record low. The river state at Memphis, […]

    October 20, 2022
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    Rail Strike Looming Again as Union Rejects Agreement

    A rail worker union has rejected the temporary agreement brokered last month by President Biden. The Brotherhood of Maintenance Way Employees is […]

    October 13, 2022
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    No Agreement Reached in Rail Strike as Harvest Draws Nearer

    The reality of a rail shutdown is drawing concern as harvest creeps closer. No resolution has been attained by rail carriers and […]

    September 12, 2022
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    Possible Mid-September Labor Stoppage Adds Worry to Grain Industry

    Shipping delays on U.S. railroads have been a serious problem for infrastructure and agricultural goods transportation. As harvest draws nearer, concerns are […]

    August 19, 2022
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    How the Canadian Pacific Railway Strike Could Significantly Impact Farmers

    After labor negotiations between the union and CP Rail failed to result in an agreement, the Canadian Pacific Railway shut down operations […]

    March 22, 2022
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    Canadian Pacific Worker Strike Could Impact U.S. Farmers

    Adding to ag supply chain concerns, Canadian Pacific rail workers are planning to strike, if necessary, according to their union. This labor […]

    March 4, 2022
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    Harvest Pace, Export Demand Testing U.S. Rail Capacity

    With news that export demand is rising and a brisk pace of U.S. corn and soybean harvest this fall, the rail system […]

    October 29, 2020