Ag Shipping Back on Track(s)

Ag Shipping Back on Track(s)

Keep your marketing and production input plans in place. ‘Cause rail shipping may finally be back on track. Late last week, the Surface Transportation Board (STB) issued new rules requiring all Class I railroads (aka, “the big guys”) to submit frequent...
Digging for Increased Bushel Capacity

Digging for Increased Bushel Capacity

Five feet.Five feet stand between the American soybean industry and an additional $461M in annual revenue. The path to the cash is the Mississippi River Ship Channel Dredging Project which will increase the depth of the last 250 miles of the river to 50 feet versus...
Testy Train Track Bidding War

Testy Train Track Bidding War

If you’re looking for a good deal on a cross-continent railroad, well… let’s just say it’s not a buyer’s market. Just weeks ago, Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) revealed it had agreed to purchase the Kansas City Southern railroad for a sweet $29 billion. The purchase...