waterways
Family farms

2020 Ground Work: Rain Makes Grain

Bill BaylissAug 24, 2020

Ohio soybean farmer Bill Bayliss shares a 2020 Ground Work update on timely rains for his farm and participation in the ProFarmer Crop Tour.

Family farms

2020 Ground Work: Iowa Soybeans Thrive in the Heart of Summer

Lindsay GreinerJul 20, 2020

Iowa soybean farmer Lindsay Greiner shares a 2020 Ground Work update on crop growth, protecting soil, water and crop quality and raising pigs.

Exports

Grains Go With The Flow: U.S. Inland Waterway System Operating Normally During COVID-19

U.S. Grains CouncilMay 11, 2020

The U.S. continues to ship agricultural commodities via waterways, including a reliable supply of soybeans, during the coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic.

Infrastructure

Upper Mississippi River Set to Open in March

Alan BarrettMar 10, 2020

With the near record low barge rates, the barge industry is looking for some good news. The rivergage forecast for Lock and Dam 15 (Rock…

Infrastructure

Panama Canal Authority Announces Permanent Freshwater Surcharges

Alan BarrettMar 6, 2020

How important is the Panama Canal to U.S. Soy? The U.S. is an agricultural surplus country dependent on exports. The Inland Mississippi River System plays…

Infrastructure

Improvements to Illinois, Upper Mississippi Rivers will Benefit U.S. Soy

Alan BarrettMar 1, 2020

The inland Mississippi River system plays a major role in transporting U.S. grains and oilseeds, especially soybeans. The inland Mississippi River system is comprised of…