Improving communication and advocacy are the main goals for the newly elected Chairman of the Mid-America Port Commission. Blake Roderick of Pittsfield, Illinois tells Brownfield he will prioritize in-person meetings with legislators, county boards and other stakeholders in the region. “Now that we’re seeing some... Read More.
Russia’s attack on Ukrainian ports is causing a major rally in grain markets. Angie Setzer, co-founder of the grain marketing firm Consus, tells Brownfield futures are seeing support across commodities. “We rallied back over $0.70 in December Corn,” she says. “We saw wheat just today... Read More.
A tentative agreement has been reached to end 13 months of labor talks between the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, easing concerns about supply chain disruptions. Dan Halstrom, president and CEO of the US Meat Export Federation says the... Read More.
A breakdown in labor talks has slowed port operations across the west coast. On Friday work stoppages effectively closed the Port of Oakland and drastically reduced workflow elsewhere. Dan Halstrom, president and CEO of the U.S. Meat Export Federation says the year-long contract... Read More.