May 20, 2022

New Rail Management System Advances Shipment Tracking, ETA

The new RMS TransmetriQ provides accurate overview of rail shipping operations

PIXABAY

May 19, 2022

Study: Ag Market Development Adds $9.6B in Exports Annually

Programs to help U.S. farmers build markets overseas boosted agricultural export revenues 13.7% each year

PEXELS

May 19, 2022

Grain Transportation Demand Lowered with USDA Projections

Domestic grain use and exports are predicted to decline with USDA's May WASDE

PEXELS

May 17, 2022

Russia Tries Trading Stolen Grain, Ship Turned Away

Russians have already seized at least $100M in grain, destroyed grain storage

PIXABAY

May 13, 2022

What's the Plan to Get Ukraine's Grain Moving?

European Commission lays out a initiative to help move millions of tons of grain

May 11, 2022

Grain Industry Service Could Improve with New Railroad Oversight

National Grain and Feed Association applauds new requirements to resolve current issues

PIXABAY

May 6, 2022

Wheat Inspections for Export Increase Sharply

Inspections destined to Latin America accounted for most of the wheat increase

PEXELS

May 2, 2022

First Ukrainian Corn Cargo Leaves Romanian Port

Ship containing over 71,000 tonnes of grain finished loading at the port of Constanta

PIXABAY

Apr 29, 2022

DOT: Supply Chain Issues in Trucking Improve

There has been a 112% increase in commercial driver's licenses issued in January and February

PIXABAY

Apr 27, 2022

Fewer Grain Exports, Supply Chain Issues Lower CN Profits

Global supply chain snarls and harsh winter contribute to diluted earnings

Photo: Canadian National Railway Co.

Apr 26, 2022

NGFA Testifies on Grain Industry Rail Service Issues

NGFA President & CEO listed several instances of rail service failures, offered proposals for improvement

PEXELS

Apr 25, 2022

CSX Q1 Profit Up 22% Despite Service Issues

Higher shipping rates offset slight decline in number of shipments

PIXABAY

Apr 22, 2022

Russia Donates Wheat to Ally Cuba

Russia agreed last year to send grains to the island nation

PIXABAY

Apr 22, 2022

Grain Inspections Down in First Quarter

Inspections marked a 12% decrease from the 5-year average

PIXABAY

Apr 21, 2022

Chinese Soybean Imports from U.S. Fall

Country bought in 3.37M tonnes last month, down from 7.18M a year earlier

PIXABAY

Apr 21, 2022

Ukraine Grain Storage Shortage Looms

Although harvest will be reduced, producers are struggling to export existing stocks

PIXABAY

Apr 20, 2022

Grain-Importing Nations Hampered by Rising Freight Rates

Pricier freight, longer transits or differing quality, will further accelerate food inflation

Martin Damboldt | PEXELS

Apr 20, 2022

USGC: Corn Export Cargo Quality High

Report is based on 430 export cargo samples collected from corn shipments undergoing federal inspection

PEXELS

Apr 18, 2022

Ukraine Grain Faces Tight Stocks, Price Volatility for Years

CoBank report notes volatility in grain trading has implications for U.S. grain cooperatives, multi-national grain traders

PIXABAY

Apr 18, 2022

Argentine Grain Truckers End Strike

Strike caused losses of about US $100 million a day

PIXABAY

Apr 18, 2022

Ukraine: Grain on Ships in Blocked Ports May Deteriorate

Ukraine's farm minister said everything depends on condition of the vessel's holds where the grain is stored

PEXELS

Apr 15, 2022

Grain Elevators Full from Lack of Trains

Co-ops concerned elevators won't be empty in time for harvest

PIXABAY

Apr 15, 2022

Fertilizer Company Complains About UP's Rail Limits

Railroad ordered company to cut its shipments nearly 20%

PEXELS

Apr 13, 2022

Record Wheat Crop Helps India Meet Global Demand

This is the sixth season the country has produced a surplus

PIXABAY

Apr 13, 2022

Argentine Grain Truckers Strike During Harvest

About 85% of the country's grain volume is transported by truck

PIXABAY

Apr 12, 2022

China Port Congestion Worsens

Ships wait to deliver grain as Shanghai locks down

PEXELS

Apr 8, 2022

Ag Secretary: 'Urgent Action' Needed for Rail Service Issues

NGFA says some elevators are unable to purchase grain from farmers due to lack of outbound train service

PEXELS

Apr 8, 2022

Ukraine War Creates Chaos for $120B Global Grains Trade

U.S. corn is going to Spain for the first time in four years

Tom Fisk | PEXELS

Apr 7, 2022

Thousands of Grain Cars Stuck at Ukraine's Border

Logistical challenges, red tape compound Ukraine's struggles to export

PIXABAY

Apr 7, 2022

Grain Shipments Endangered by Floating Mines in Black Sea

Ukraine and Russia have accused each other of laying mines

Martin Damboldt | PEXELS

Recently Added to Buyer's Guide

FSU101 Bag Sealer

  • Seals up to 25 bags/minute depending on size, weight and type of high barrier material
  • Resistance-type heat seal bars with dual temperature controls

I/O Interface

  • Interface forms a smart and universal actuator
  • Offers endless modifications to give full control of exact functionalities

Reconditioned Mixers

  • Comparable to new equipment when properly restored to as-new working condition by ROSS OEM team
  • Comes with the same standard warranty as new ROSS Mixer

Model SBR Conveyor Belt Cleaner

  • Smaller version of its brush-style conveyor belt cleaner
  • Designed to remove fines and carry-back material from conveyor belt

Mid-Roof Walkarounds

  • Permanently installed walkways
  • 360-degree access to grain bin roofs and mounted components

FSU50

  • Seals 2 to 5 bags/minute depending on operator dexterity as well as size, weight and type of high barrier material
  • Foot pedal or proximity switch activation

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Marketwatch: May, 21

US Corn Price Idx: ZCPAUS.CM

open: 7.6763
high: 7.7267
low: 7.6613
close: 7.6955

US Soybean Price Idx: ZSPAUS.CM

open: 16.601
high: 16.7876
low: 16.596
close: 16.7347

US Hard Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: KEPAUS.CM

open: 12.213
high: 12.3255
low: 11.9455
close: 11.9611

US Soft Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: ZWPAUS.CM

open: 11.2661
high: 11.3836
low: 11.0864
close: 11.0916