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  1. Top Ag News
    Improved River Levels Alleviate Shipping Concerns, Pave Way for Flood Concerns

    River levels have been returning to normal in some of the most drought-stricken portions of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, so much […]

    February 28, 2023
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    Freezing Weather, Drought Stops Movement on Mississippi River

    The unofficial end of the Upper Mississippi River navigation season took place over Thanksgiving weekend, as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers […]

    November 29, 2022
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    Missouri River Flow Reduced for Missisippi River Movement

    This past weekend, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began reducing water flows from the upstream Missouri River dam. The resulting impact […]

    November 22, 2022
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    Minimal Barge Movement on Mississippi Leads to $20 Billion in Losses

    With low Mississippi River water levels impacting the movement of U.S. grains on barges, grain suppliers, farmers and the ag sector are […]

    October 26, 2022
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    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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    Low River Levels Continue to Slow Mississippi River Exports

    U.S. crop exports took a significant dive this past week at a time when exports have historically accelerated. The reason? Massively slowed […]

    October 12, 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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    Rail Backlogs Are Contributing to the National Inflation Issues

    Rail backlogs are contributing to the national inflation issue, delaying shipments and driving up prices of grains, processed flour, and corn syrup. […]

    May 6, 2022
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    Ag Groups Partner to Support Investment in Key Lock and Dam for Grain Exports

    Several agricultural commodity groups are partnering to offer $1 million to support work needed to enhance and maintain Lock and Dam #25 […]

    December 2, 2021