barges

Delays Getting to Market
1:26 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Grain Glut Clogs Railways, Rivers, Roads

An MFA Agriservices worker monitors the soybean chute as the barge fills up on the Missouri River in Glasgow, Mo.
Credit Kristofor Husted/Harvest Public Media

For the Midwest’s biggest crops, this harvest season was a big one.

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Rock Pinnacles Delays Barge Traffic
3:14 pm
Fri December 7, 2012

Drought Exposing Problems in the Mississippi

Credit http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/

The Illinois Corn Growers Association is calling for immediate action to keep the traffic moving on the Mississippi river.
The river has dropped because of this summer’s drought.  The group said that this is exposing underwater obstacles which are preventing barges from transporting goods along the river.

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