A fertilizer expert says low water levels along the Mississippi River could have an impact on fertilizer shipments. Josh Linville with Stone X tells Brownfield, “It may not affect imports into the U.S., but it can affect the ability to move those imports from... Read More.
The executive director of the Soy Transportation Coalition says water levels on the lower Mississippi River are starting to get comparable to last year as the drought persists. “Drought conditions can impede the ability to grow crops and transport crops,” says Mike Steenhoek. “We’re... Read More.
A hydrologist with the National Weather Service says Mississippi River levels are low again after improving earlier this year and that could affect grain movement if significant rains do not come. There is rain in the weekend forecast, but Mary Lamm, based in Paducah,... Read More.
The chair of the United Soybean Board says progress is being made on a project to deepen the lower Mississippi River and improve the efficiency of ag exports. The Army Corps of Engineers is deepening more than 250 miles of the Mississippi River from... Read More.
Sugarbeet planting is winding down in the Red River Valley. Minn-Dak Cooperative chairman Pat Freese says of the more than 100,000 beet acres grown for the co-op this year, only a few hundred remain unplanted. “And the beets that went in early, or the first... Read More.