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RIVER UPDATE

CME Group on Thursday lifted Illinois River terminal ‘force majeure’ for corn and soybean futures deliveries.

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RIVER UPDATE

Swift currents have prompted continued restrictions on barge tow sizes along the Illinois and sections of the Mississippi rivers, grain sources say.

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RAIL WOES HELPING BARGES

As of Nov. 1, year-to-date grain barge tonnages were 13 percent higher than the five-year average and the highest since 2010, according to a recent Agriculture Department report. That rising demand has also affected prices – barge rates for export grain in October averaged 33 to 60 percent higher than the five-year average during that… read more

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