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    Drought Impacts Mississippi River Levels, Grain Shipping Outlook

    Drought in the midwestern states has continued to challenge yield outlooks throughout the season. As farmers are nearing harvest, grain transportation might […]

    September 30, 2022
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    Shipping Container Backlogs Make Progress Since January, But Long Way from Normal

    Port shipping container backlogs have made significant progress since the start of 2022. At one point, a record 109-ship backlog in California […]

    September 19, 2022
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    Port of Oakland Back in Operation, Effects of Backlogs Bring New Challenges

    After nearly a week of protests and picketing at the Port of Oakland, work has resumed. While this is positive news for […]

    July 27, 2022
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    Ocean Shipping Reform Act Awaits President’s Signature

    The Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA) heads to President Biden’s desk this week after an overwhelming pass of the Senate majority (369-42). […]

    June 15, 2022
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    California Senators Plead with Shipping Carriers to Move Perishable Products

    California agriculture lost more than $2 billion in exports as a result of shipping delays between May and September of last year. […]

    May 11, 2022
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    U.S. Dairy Exports Caught in Chinese Shipping Backlog

    Cargo Vessels Waiting to Berth Outside L.A./Long Beach (As of 5/2/2022)Source: Marine Traffic Cargo Vessels Waiting to Berth Outside Select Chinese Ports […]

    May 10, 2022
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    Ocean Shipping Reform Act Passed through Senate

    The Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2021, which seeks to help fix supply chains and ease shipping backlogs, was passed through the […]

    April 5, 2022
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    Omicron Stresses China’s Busiest Shipping Port

    Pandemic-related headlines are coming back to frequency as China continues to struggle with the spread of the disease, leading to the shut […]

    March 31, 2022
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    Russia Attack on Ukraine to Have Numerous Impacts on World Agriculture

    As bombings and other military attacks from Russia ascend on Ukraine, U.S. farmers brace for additional inflation challenges. But that won’t be […]

    February 28, 2022
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    Port of Oakland Releases Plan to Expedite Ag Exports

    The Port of Oakland has announced a program to improve the flow of agricultural exports, which will include additional yard space and […]

    January 11, 2022