FIND OUT MORE ABOUT IMPACTS OF SIGNIFICANT RAIN IN ILLINOIS TO EXPORTS

Tricia Braid

May, 02, 2019  |  Today's News |  Locks and Dams |  Exports

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue believes that U.S. farmers will see an immediate response from China regarding commodity purchases once a free trade agreement is signed.  Additionally, USDA Barge Analyst comments on the impacts these heavy rains will have on barge traffic on the Mississippi River.  May 1 usually ushers in continuous barge traffic, but navigation is currently stopped at several locks.

 

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