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  1. Top Ag News
    Mississippi River Levels Continue Dropping to Historic Lows

    As water levels on the Mississippi River continue to fall, more record lows are being recorded. Navigation and transportation on the river […]

    October 25, 2022
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    Tips for Grain Marketing When Storage is Full

    What to do when grain storage becomes full comes into question each year as harvest progresses. Considering a few things for your […]

    October 24, 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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    Mississippi River Levels Critically Low, Freight Costs Soar Higher

    Water levels among the Mississippi River continue to decline amidst ongoing drought conditions. In September, water levels became critically low, slowing or […]

    October 5, 2022
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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