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Bulk freight load board Bulkloads.com has enhanced the user experience on its app, providing real-time alerts for loads and messaging options to make it easier for carriers to interact with shippers. ...
Shifting market needs and ballooning costs led Alliant Energy Transportation to revamp a multimillion-dollar intermodal project on nearly 75 acres it owns, northwest of Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar R...
Insurance is not the problem. Insurance rates reflect the condition of the applicable market. Blaming insurance companies is like blaming the mirror for the image it reflects. You may not be the probl...
THE CBH Group has released their full 2019 Annual Report following the release of our Financial Report in mid-December and finish to the harvest season. This season the Albany Zone reported 2,629,000 ...
Bulk freight load board Bulkloads.com has enhanced the user experience on its app, providing real-time alerts for loads and messaging options to make it easier for carriers to interact with shipper...
Bulk freight load board Bulkloads.com has enhanced the user experience on its app, providing real-time alerts for loads and messaging options to make it easier for carriers to interact with shippers. ...
April through June is likely to be wetter than normal in Illinois, according to rainfall projections from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, posing a challenge to corn and soybean fa...
Even so, farmers are anxious to see the rain in the hope it may signal the start of an end to three years of drought for many. Any reasonable rain will help settle the constant dust storms as well as...
New Company Offers Nationwide Dry Bulk Brokerage and Logistics Services GRIFFITH, Ind., Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Bulkmatic, one of the largest dry bulk transporters in North America, and Bu...
Most every company driver at some point wonders about buying a truck and becoming an owner-operator. Being your own boss is the desire for many people, but are the risks worth the rewards in trucking,...
Grain markets were mixed and traded in tight ranges as traders continue to monitor the upcoming Phase one trade deal. Funds continue to stay neutral as well as they wait to see more details of the dea...
The storm will begin to crank up over the Midwest on Friday, producing heavy snowfall and strong winds across the region. The system will then track eastward and produce a swath of moderate to heavy s...
“It’s a brutally tough insurance market right now,” James Reed, chief executive of USA Truck Inc., a large Van Buren, Ark.-based trucking company, said in a November earnings call. &...
Kenworth Truck Co. skipped the fanfare in debuting its proof-of-concept Level 4 autonomous truck at CES 2020 because the Paccar Inc. (NASDAQ: PCAR) brand is focused on learning what to expect from aut...
"To do the same job, everything takes longer when it's cold and snowy. Everything just takes more fuel, grease, propane, everything!" Brady Kellerman said. Usually by now, most farmers are out of the ...
Truck drivers carry a lot of our goods and services and they also have deadlines to meet. Sometimes you might come across a semi that's in a hurry. Brian Burke with Lawrence Transportation Company sai...
How accurate is the falling number test? In its summary of the feedback, CGC stated on its website: ‘While the accuracy of analytical tests such as those used to assess falling number and DON ma...
Freight factoring company, Smart Freight Funding, helps trucking companies of all sizes keep their trucks moving by getting paid quicker. Smart Freight Funding works with single truck operations, indi...
Driving down Wabash Avenue in January, it’s not uncommon to see a line of semi-trucks nearly a mile long that reaches from their destination to the South Street bridge. The trucks wait in line f...
Harvesting machinery or equipment is a mechanical device used for harvesting. There are several types of harvester machine which are generally classified by crop. Reapers are used for cutting cereal g...
According to the USDA, the yield of corn for grain production in Kansas, based on year-end surveys, is estimated at a record high of 801 million bushels, up 25% from 2018. Area harvested, at slightly ...
"Winters are warming, fruit trees are blooming earlier, and then we're losing crops because we have a late freeze that kills the blossoms," she said. Lengnick said the good news is the growing interes...
Between unpredictable weather, heavy workloads and financial struggles caused by economic forces beyond individual control, farm life is undeniably stressful. Mental health often falls to the wayside ...
As unprecedented wildfires threaten large parts of Australia, the nation’s agriculture industries are counting the cost of the blazes that have scorched pasture, destroyed livestock, and razed v...
Hopper Bottom Grain Trailer Market Insights 2018, is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Hopper Bottom Grain Trailer industry with a focus on the Global market. The re...
"We expect the forecast to change our game plan will evolve with it. We want to be prepared, and we want to get ahead of any snow or ice that comes to Portland. And we encourage the public to do their...
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Farmers will watch to see what the market will do during the open Friday morning. Chris Robinson with TJM Institutional Services, LLC will be watching too. “Historically, that January report can...
(Bloomberg)—Archer-Daniels-Midland Co., the agribusiness giant that helped draw the blueprint for the U.S. biofuel industry, is in advanced talks for a deal that could involve a sale or a joint ...
In recent years Nathan Brause re-learned some lessons and quit tillage cold turkey. “My grandpa, Glenn Brause, no-tilled corn into rye on this farm in the 70s. I remember that. Everyone else was...
Network integration appears to be the key factor driving the acquisition. In the press release announcing the acquisition, Trimble said the deal “will enable Trimble to bring together its networ...
This module has a microprocessor that controls sample rates and runs the sample management system. Users will use their phone’s bluetooth to interact with the sample management module. “So...
He was surprised to learn that millers and bakers in key importing countries pay close attention to what Canadian farmers post on Twitter and other social media outlets. He was taken aback when buyers...
“The demand for North American wheat will be probably fairly strong here,” said Bruce Burnett, analyst with MarketsFarm. “We’re going to see export shipments pick up.” Sh...
Analysts expect them to show a decline in winter wheat sowings in the United States, lower grain stocks and smaller U.S. corn and soybean harvests in 2019. "Some of those farmers who wanted to plant w...
Shippers, carriers and drivers should expect the most significant impacts in portions of Wisconsin, lower Michigan and adjacent areas of southern Canada, where 6 to 12 inches of snowfall will accumula...
Kenworth and Dana say they are collaborating on electric powertrain development for medium-duty Kenworth battery electric vehicles. An example of that collaboration, a Kenworth K270E battery electric ...
Farm income is down, prices continue low. Stress grows. The seeds of a trade war, severe weather, plummeting prices and corporate farming competition mean that many farmers are harvesting a bumper cro...
For decades, farmers used huge machines to plant, grow and harvest their crops, but more and more Arizona farmers today are using tiny, remote-controlled aircraft to boost yields and save water and mo...
In vertical farming, crops are grown indoors, under artificial conditions of light and temperature. Crops are grown indoors, under artificial conditions of light and temperature. It aims at higher pro...
Following a year marked by uncertain in feed production and access to international markets, the US feed industry is approaching 2020 with greater optimism....
Oil and gas giant ExxonMobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) recently achieved what many in the export compliance profession thought would be impossible. It won a federal court case against the Treasury Department&...
Calyxt, a Minnesota company, has developed a non-GMO variety of soybeans that produce a high oleic soybean oil that has no trans fat, less saturated fat and a longer shelf life and fry life than regul...
The truck, at roughly 15 feet long, 6 feet wide and 7 feet high, is small enough that it can be driven by a worker with a regular driver’s license. It will hopefully attract more female and elde...
The Grain & Seed Cleaning Equipment market report is a summary about how is the market status right now and how will it be in the forecast years for industry. The report provides the facts of all ...
It might behoove truckers looking for cargo to know the top freight commodities. The Bureau of Transportation Statistics updated its Freight Facts and Figures, including new freight flow estimates. On...
In December 2019, EPA announced approval of nine biopesticides and one conventional pesticide for use on hemp. This was the first time the federal agency approved products for use on hemp since the De...
The blueberry farmers requested a letter from the commission in an effort to recover lost money through disaster relief. At issue is how the farmers attempted to harvest their badly damaged crops, wha...
Wind is one of Mother Nature’s most powerful resources. Its unruly momentum can unleash an unforgiving force of destruction that can severely damage everything in its path. But when its plentifu...
“One of the most troubling signals coming from the survey relates to the next generation of farmers,” wrote Eric Bohl, director of public affairs for Missouri Farm Bureau. It caught my att...
Ohio’s Historic Family Farms program was developed in 1993 to honor Ohio’s founding farm families for their contributions to agriculture in Ohio. Farms under same-family ownership for 100 ...
“I didn’t understand at that point the far-reaching benefits that [grazing] can have…and it started me on this journey to sustainability,” he said. “That’s what le...
The films range in topic from creating a permaculture orchard, using rainwater harvesting techniques, to finding land as a new farmer. Each was chosen to inspire Jefferson County’s farmers, futu...
“The worldwide trade in perishable cargo continues to grow but it is not all plain sailing,” Dynamar explained, noting total seaborne transport of fresh produce grew by 3% to 119m tons. &l...
“These lawyers are just having a field day going after big trucking companies. The bigger the company the more they go after,” Royal Jones, CEO of Mesilla Valley Transportation, said. Jone...
Thompsons Limited of Ontario has changed its legal name to The Andersons Canada Limited, a wholly owned entity of The Andersons, Inc. “Similar to Thompsons, The Andersons has a long history of g...
The Small Business in Transportation Coalition (SBTC), a 15,000-member non-profit transportation industry trade group, recently launched an effort to defund the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administr...
The Mid-America Association of State Transportation Officials is still needing input from truckers for its truck parking survey. The deadline has been extended to Jan. 10. In conjunction with the Amer...
“I watched as many small family farms were bought out by large family farms and learned that this was a national trend. Years later I noticed that large family farms were being swallowed up by l...
The north kept pace by moving live cattle up to $124.50 and dressed cattle at $200. National Beef continued to be absent from the live trade with other big three willing to participate in the market. ...
The next decade is perhaps the most important for the global agricultural industry, factoring in some of the urgent challenges we need to deal with – climate change, depleting land and water res...
In the days after wildfires tore through southeastern Australia’s sheep and cattle country, farmers rushed to bury their dead.Among the farmers was Brett Jessop. On New Year’s Eve, a f...
Historic rainfall, severe cold and snow in 2019 left devastating impacts on Michigan’s farming and agricultural communities. Heading into the 2020 growing season, many farmers in parts of the st...
“Companies have struggled for years to find the metric that best captures or reflects potential profitability,” McLinn’s presentation states. “[Possibilities include] revenue, ...
Major weather events such as hurricanes, blizzards, and historic flooding can produce immediate volatility as well as lasting effects on supply chains, depending on where they hit. Besides the obvious...
The Iron Women programme is aimed at training women to become heavy-duty truck drivers. This is because, statistically, women are responsible drivers. They are involved in less traffic accidents, use ...
As of Dec. 31, 2019, CP’s movement of grain for the 2019-20 crop year was 12.17 million tonnes, up 2.1% over last year. The 2019 calendar year, which includes portions of two separate crop years...
Freight factoring company, Smart Freight Funding, helps trucking companies of all sizes keep their trucks moving by getting paid quicker. Smart Freight Funding works with single truck operations, indi...
Messaging - Sending instant messages on loads is easy now with this new feature that allows carriers to directly message the shipper or broker for a quicker response and cuts out extra time spent on m...
I’ve increasingly heard the word “industrial” used to describe large modern dairy farms. Recently, the term appeared 16 times in a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel story. As a dairy farmer...
The ‘Hopper Bottom Grain Trailer Market’ research added by UpMarketResearch.com, offers a comprehensive analysis of growth trends prevailing in the global business domain. This report also...
Hundreds of these barns are dark now, the cows have disappeared, the hum of the milking machines has been silenced. “All of our neighbors are finished,” said Sue Spaulding, a dairy farmer ...
For many farmers, the winter months can be tough. For the vendors of the Shepherdstown Indoor Winter Farmers Market, however, the cold weather won’t drive out business. The market was held Sunda...
The grain markets in 2019 were dominated by headlines tied to the trade war, weather disasters and production concerns across the Corn Belt, as well as weaker demand. The outlook for 2020 is more opti...
The grain markets in 2019 were dominated by headlines tied to the trade war, weather disasters and production concerns across the Corn Belt, as well as weaker demand. The outlook for 2020 is more opti...
The trend of wetter springs can mean losing more nitrogen, or just having more limited options for nitrogen application and timing. Looking at data going back to 1977, Scharf said it is taking longer ...
OMAHA, NEBRASKA, U.S. — Heartland Co-op has finalized the acquisition of the Texas and New Mexico grain and processed corn business of AGP Grain Marketing LLC, a subsidiary of Ag Processing Inc ...
“We have a pretty stable wheat supply not only in Texas but also in the U.S.,", says Steelee Fischbacher, Director of Policy for Texas Wheat Producers. “So that means we grow a significant...
The random drug-test increase from 25% to 50% of the average number of a carrier’s drivers was made public by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) on Dec. 26. The agency estim...
Bunge Ltd ended its 13-year ownership interest in an Iowa ethanol plant, the company said on Thursday, following industry struggles with thin margins and overproduction. Southwest Iowa Renewable Energ...
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Bunge Ltd ended its 13-year ownership interest in an Iowa ethanol plant, the company said on Thursday, following industry struggles with thin margins and overproduction. Southwest ...
With the start of a new year, Florida-based Cormo USA Inc. says it is looking forward to its first full year of operation in Indiana. Delayed a year from its original plan, Cormo says it will be worki...
Transporting goods from one location to another is not always as cut and dry as it may appear. Since every organization has their own unique items that they are required to ship to other destinations,...
A trucker has detailed the moment he saved a man from a burning truck in the NSW Southern Highlands. Darren Cooke was driving north along the Hume Highway at Yerrinbool on February 12 at dawn when ...
On average, Thad Campbell rescues about 10 to 15 stranded cars everyday. But after a snowstorm, he rescues more than double the amount. ‘We had at least, as a whole we had about 100 calls that w...
What’s Thanksgiving without stuffing, Christmas without gingerbread, Fourth of July without hamburgers, or birthdays without cake? A world without wheat looks a lot different when the most iconi...
Big rigs are limited by federal regulation to a maximum loaded weight of 80,000 pounds including cargo, so the actual amount of cargo a big rig can carry really depends on the type and weight of the ...
“It’s the chicken or the egg. Money drives conservation on my farm, or maybe conservation drives money,” says producer Tommy Young. “It doesn’t really matter to me becaus...
The event included presentations on career opportunities in agriculture and one-on-one meetings with agricultural professionals, many of whom were on hand at the Ag Show and volunteered to participate...
The demolition and clearing of the vegetable farms in Cameron Highlands shows the indifference of the state authorities to the plight of the farmers. As land is a state matter, the farmers who are exp...
Family farms continue to be the core of U.S. agriculture, a new federal government report says. Family farms account for 98 percent of U.S. farms and 88 percent of U.S. ag production, according to &ld...
A fresh decade means fresh ideas. Brigitte Pellerin talks to some of the local people who are innovating – some in small ways, some in big ones, some in community-focused enterprises. Today, Bre...
At long last, November drilled wheat emerged after what seemed like an eternity and was looking pleased with itself, having survived the gamble of delayed drilling, even though we had no other option....
The reason DFMs have become so popular is market opportunity and technological advances. Plus, there are few barriers to entry with relatively few capital risks – making it an attractive place f...
In the spring, the state saw severe weather in the form of flooding and tornadoes. At the height of the flooding, 150 highways were closed either due to standing water or damage. Estimates by the Okla...
WASHINGTON – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced that it will increase the annual percentage rate for random controlled substances testing for CDL holders to 50...
Investigators in Grant County say 47 year old Kimberly Dysthe Goeden was the bookkeeper for Ashby Farmers Cooperative Elevator during the time when Jerry Hennessey embezzled nearly $5.5 million dollar...
For a farmer, work depends on weather, seasons, and the calendar. As the snow falls on the farm this December day, you call it reflection time. "I'm glad I'm sitting in here looking out rather than tr...
CENTRAL, S.C. — Tom Garrison wants you to know he’s a realist, not a pessimist. But from where he stands — on the 1,000-acre farm his family has worked for 150 years — thing...
Students who attended the field trips became familiar with the research farm and participated in five 30-minute lessons on grain nutrition, grain food demonstration, grains and animals, corn science a...
Corn is a cereal grain which was primarily cultivated by the native people of Southern Mexico. A significant rise in the total production of corn across the globe has been observed, and now has become...
The year 2019 certainly had its challenges – but on the precision/digital agriculture front it’s been as active and exciting year as we’ve had for some time.No, there were no blockbu...
Freightwaves recently announced its Freight.Tech25, recognizing the 25 most innovative companies in supply chain and logistics. While Amazon took the top spot for the second straight year, a much youn...
As a boy, Zack Martin’s school teacher told him, he couldn’t get paid for staring out of a window, but the former marine says he proved the teacher wrong by becoming a truck driver and bui...
USDA announcing this week it's rolling out federal crop insurance for hemp growers in 21 states. USDA's Risk Management Agency pilot insurance program will cover the 2020 hemp crop in certain counties...
ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA, U.S. — U.S. President Donald Trump signed funding legislation on Dec. 20 for the federal government to have funding for the remainder of the 2020 fiscal year. “My miss...
A house that has been in Bob Dashner’s family since 1853 is getting demolished. While it hurts, he knows it is just one of the many casualties claimed by the flooding in southwest Iowa this past...
Railroads are the most efficient transportation mode for moving goods on the earth’s surface. Railroads are of particular importance for the movement of commodities that heavy and moved in bulk ...
Christmas is a good time to make wishes for the peace and well-being of others. One of our top wishes this year does that: we hope for all farmers in Ohio to have written farmland leases. It’s a...
There’s a lot to applaud in the efforts to transform a vacant lot owned by DART into an urban farm in South Dallas. We’ve written many times in these pages about the area’s lack of a...
The Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) and the Oxford Real Farming Conference (ORFC) have traditionally been at opposite ends of the farming and political spectrum. But there does seem to have been some ...
Upper Midwest agriculturalists are hardly strangers to difficult harvest conditions. But the 2019 crop season brought what many in area ag say was the worst, most onerous harvest in memory.The miserab...
Shipper lead times shrank by 5% on average in 2019 compared to 2018 as capacity was almost guaranteed throughout the year — indicated by the Outbound Tender Rejection Index (OTRI) falling from o...
According to the results, 97% of women indicated they’re confident in their ability to positively impact the future of the industry. “The Women in Food and Agriculture survey revealed a gr...
The trucking industry operates in a market based on real-time demand and supply. When demand is higher than capacity, carriers gain negotiating power for rates. When supply is higher than demand, ship...
About 40 of the rigs formed a convoy to escort the one with a flatbed trailer carrying the casket of Dennis Shafer of rural Wyoming from Lenz Memorial Home in central Lacon to a rural cemetery in the ...
As of Dec. 17, 2019, nearly all truck drivers operating on U.S. roadways had to have ELDs installed to track drivers' hours of service. The ELD deadline actually was not a single deadline, but rather ...
One trucker's time on the wintery roads inspired him to create an intermediary reservoir that hooks up to a tractor and trailer to inject the fluid into the brake system to prevent the brakes from fr...
Comments about truck weight limits made at public hearings in Challis and Salmon in early December will now be forwarded to the Idaho Transportation Board, which will make a final decision about allow...
NAKURU, KENYA — Kenya-based edible oils manufacturer Bidco Africa has teamed up with U.S. conglomerate Land O’Lakes to invest $11.7 million in the upgrade of an animal feed mill in Naku...
(Bloomberg) -- There was nothing typical about this year’s grain season in the U.S. Midwest, with one exception: The size of the corn crop. Wild weather delayed plantings by the most on recor...
China has already restarted some purchases. In November, China's imports of soybeans surged to a 20 month high following the announcement of a trade deal. Soybean imports more than doubled the Octo...
The news we pay attention to every day is a harbinger of how events will unfold in the near future. As we enter 2020 and the beginning of a new decade, here are three news items that may be indicat...
Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) recognizes the many ways that the trucking industry gave back to their local communities during this holiday season. Trucking companies and organizations consi...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - With industrial hemp promoted as a new cash crop for struggling farmers, Louisiana's agriculture department is fast-tracking the regulations for the newly legal commodity, with...
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Fresh potato prices have roughly doubled after a poor growing year and a frosty harvest caused American production to drop 6% in 2019. Idaho spud growers who were able t...
A Research Report on Hopper Bottom Grain Trailer Market Potential Growth, Share, Demand and Analysis of Key Players – Research Forecasts to (2019 – 2026). The global Hopper Bottom Grain Tr...
The drilling window flexibility offered by spring wheat has never been more appealing, after the most difficult autumn conditions that many can remember disrupted winter cereal plantings and root crop...
(Bloomberg) -- There was nothing typical about this year’s grain season in the U.S. Midwest, with one exception: The size of the corn crop. Wild weather delayed plantings by the most on record, ...
MORTON, Ill.– Few of us enjoy spending the holidays at work, let alone on the road, far from family and friends. While it can be hard for some truckers, one truck driver said all he needs to fee...
FreightWavesTV experienced outstanding growth in 2019. In addition to adding several new shows and podcasts, the world’s largest news and market analytics source dedicated to freight celebrated ...
Egypt has planted 2.750 million acres of wheat since the start of the current season in mid-November, an agriculture ministry official told Reuters on Wednesday. The world’s largest grain import...
Ship owners have sought to seal a number of deals prior to the end of 2019, both in the newbuilding and the second hand markets. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Allied Shipbroking noted that &...
Foster Farms will pick up about 35,000 chickens at the end of December from Maple Crest Farms in Ridgefield for one final time. Then farm owners Marvin and Diane Gering will retire after 44 years in t...
Tenders are actual load requests, which is why they are far superior to any other indicator of health, demand, and capacity in the trucking and freight market. Tender indicators lead spot rate movemen...
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The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) recently released the latest edition of its Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking. The report found that the average marginal cost per mil...
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Proactive beats reactive every time. If you as a potential driver (or fleet executive) knew in advance the concerns about the job from current truckers before deciding to climb into the driver’s...
Grain elevators face significant challenges in the year ahead as they buy basis on corn, soybeans, and wheat at the highest levels seen in years. Basis for all three of the major grains is significant...
I was waiting for my favorite TV show to come on, watching all-too-familiar commercials. There’s that lady dressed like a mom, tightrope walking several stories above a crowded street, carrying ...
In his Nobel Lecture in 1970, Norman Borlaug said, “Civilization as it is known today could not have evolved, nor can it survive, without an adequate food supply,” underscoring the pivotal...
This morning, Celadon Group (OTC: CGIP) executives told its employees that the company filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 and will shut down the operations of its over-the-road fleet. Th...
KATANNING cropping brothers Stephen and Richard Marshall were pleased to wrap-up the 2019 grain harvest last week with above average yields. And it was a new addition to their combine harvesters that ...
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The falling numbers test is important to Upper Midwest grain farmers, especially this crop season. The test also can be confusing and even a little mysterious. A demonstratio...
For those involved in agriculture, you know the relief of finishing harvest in 2019 or the anxiousness for the many who will wait it out until spring before they can finish harvesting because of crop ...
The 2019 freight market was a shadow of 2018 in terms of capacity. Spot rates hit all-time highs as carriers rejected over 25% of their contracted freight requests in June of last year. Since that tim...
Farmers are one step closer to having a new trade agreement with Canada and Mexico. The U.S. House of Representatives passed the USMCA agreement this week, which would replace NAFTA. Farmers in our ar...
Bigger is not always better, especially when one considers the allowable size of tractor trailer rigs on our nation’s highways. There is a current push by the transportation industry to increase the l...
One of the trucking industry’s largest companies just got slammed with a lawsuit from the Federal Trade Commission. Atlanta, Georgia-based FleetCor counts tens of thousands of small businesses a...
California truckers are firing back against the new so-called gig economy rules, which they believe will kill 70,000 jobs. The law, according to California truck driver Danny Garcia, will essentially ...
No sense of direction and a “sea of uncertainty” are the reasons behind the dry bulk market’s lackluster performance of late. As a result, 2019 ends with a lack of optimism on the fu...
London — Freight rates for grain exports from the east coast of South America have risen of late, supported by a sharp rise in grain sales out of Argentina ahead of an expected increase in th...
TransWood, an Omaha NE privately-owned trucking company specializing in liquid and dry bulk transportation, recently purchased Kane Transport in Inver Grove Heights MN. Kane is a 150-plus-truck bulk c...
TransWood, an Omaha NE privately-owned trucking company specializing in liquid and dry bulk transportation, recently purchased Kane Transport in Inver Grove Heights MN. Kane is a 150-plus-truck bulk c...
Advancements in technology and mechanization have made farm work less physical, and have enticed more women to engage in ag careers. Other women have been there all along, just not in the limelight. A...
Things haven’t been looking so good at the shipping company FedEx. The company’s earnings last quarter came in well below expectations, with profits down 40% from a year earlier. “We...
Family members often return to the family business with highly ambiguous understandings of their potential to invest. Assumptions concerning rights and obligations to invest can prove highly erroneous...
Reluctant to sell his harvest at today‘s rock-bottom prices, he has stuffed storage bins at his property full and left more corn piled on the ground, covered with a tarp. He would rather risk po...
This year will go down in history as one of the most challenging for Midwest producers. Thanks to a persistent wet pattern from spring to winter, producers fought wet fields during planting, heavy moi...
The SMI latest research report on ‘global Grain Moisture Analyzer market 2019’ provides accurate market status, market outlook and forecast to 2026 with major geographical regions (North A...
MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, U.S. — Cargill has launched MiApp in North America. The Market Intelligence mobile application provides Cargill’s customers with continuous visibility on global com...
Santa Claus in an outhouse, Max on the back of the Grinch, semi-tucks covered in Christmas lights and more had family and friends in John Day celebrating the holidays. “Jingle Bell Rock” k...
Oregon State Police are looking for a man, they think is responsible for stealing a specialty Dodge pickup truck from Oregon Department of Transportation, on November 23rd....
Volatile markets, social isolation, long and hard work days, adverse weather conditions — these are only some of the stressors facing farmers that Sean Brotherson discussed Tuesday at the 2019 U...
The trade war launched by U.S. President Donald Trump has precipitated years of negative sentiment for ocean-shipping stocks. Finally, some relief is in sight. The new phase-one agreement halts new ta...
The “super load” – a 217-foot-long vehicle hauling an industrial dryer, with a total weight of 628,000 pounds – is 20-feet wide, so traffic is unable to pass it. As a result, t...
American PetroLog, New York-New Jersey Rail, and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey are jointly developing a multi-commodity transload facility in Brooklyn NY, that is scheduled to be ful...
The delivery man arrives back at the farm, his produce drop-offs for the day complete. He’s greeted by ecstatic barking from his three dogs, one of which leaps into his arms, licking his face e...
The Wageningen alumnus Henk Breman and WUR researcher Tom Schut found out which African countries had succeeded in boosting their agricultural production over the past 50 years, and which factors lay ...
Farmers are used to tough times. But, even for myself, this fall has been more challenging than usual. I chose to become a farmer because I love the work and being part of something bigger than myself...
Tariffs, tweets and trade. These three words until recently didn’t dominate conversations regularly. Now you’ll find them peppered into discussions all across rural America. In small-town ...
MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s been a bitter harvest for many Minnesota and North Dakota sugar beet farmers. Nearly a third of the crop in some parts of the two states is frozen into the fields &m...
How deep a dip for cotton acreage in 2020? With producers saddled by anemic prices and the ongoing U.S.-China trade dispute, a cotton cut up to 3 million acres is a possibility. Despite cotton reachi...
Technology is being applied in many ways by ag retailers and in the ag retail business. These include precision ag, data-driven decision platforms, variable-rate technology, new business tools, fertil...
Freight factoring company, Smart Freight Funding, helps trucking companies of all sizes keep their trucks moving by getting paid quicker. Smart Freight Funding works with single truck operations, indi...
Smaller than expected grain deliveries in WA and SA have some tipping further cuts in Australia's 2019 winter crop estimates. ABARES recently cut its forecast for Australia's 2019 wheat crop to 15.8 m...
A New Research on the Global Agriculture Energy Conservation Technology Market was conducted across a variety of industries in various regions to produce more than 150 page reports. This study is a pe...
Dairy farms rely on highly efficient cooling of the milk to keep the milk at a consistent temperature of about the appropriate temperature required in the milk tanks until the milk is collected for fu...
The Freight Trucking market has continued to have solid performance amidst a number of dynamic forces shaping the Freight Trucking market, such as a potential trade war, skilled talent shortages, and ...
For the title name Automotive Biofuels Market this report covers the in-depth statistical analysis and notify the market dynamics and demands which provide a whole picture of the industry. This report...
Westgate/Sumner, Iowa (KWWL) - Days after a farmer loses his wife, Diane Buhr, in a car accident, the community pitches in so he can finish his harvest. Neighbor and friend, Brad Brownell, says in his...
The ‘Hopper Bottom Grain Trailer market’ study offers an in-depth analysis of the current market trends influencing this business vertical. The study also includes market valuation, market...
The Whole Grain Food research report is a valuable source of data for business strategists. It provides the Whole Grain Food overview with growth analysis and historical and futuristic cost revenue de...
When the U.S. ethanol industry was booming, Indiana farmer Paul Hodgen made good money selling about a quarter of his crop to a local facility that produced the corn-based fuel....
Trucking transports every imaginable good from one place to another. More than 70% of freight by weight in the U.S. is moved by trucks, according to an American Trucking Association survey. That added...
On Monday morning, Travis Brunner sold 400,000 bushels of wheat and soybeans for clients of his Sunrise AgriBusiness Solutions LLC. “We sold half in Colorado and the other half was scattered thr...
ST. LOUIS — Bunge has launched a new tool that enables customers in North America to receive real-time snapshots of grain prices while creating cash grain contracts online and on-the-go 24-hours...
Are shippers ready for the next phase of the US electronic logging device (ELD) mandate? They should be, but if past history is any guide, they may not be the case. Those shipping freight across the U...
(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump signed off on a so-called phase-one trade deal with China, averting the Dec. 15 introduction of a new wave of U.S. tariffs on about $160 billion of consumer goods...
Like the holiday season, self-driving technology breakthroughs can often solicit a Damn, it’s already here? reaction. And the news of a self-driving semi truck driving across the country without...
WEST LAFAYETTE - A Brazil-based precision agriculture company has made its decision to move its global headquarters to the United States official. As first reported last month by Inside INdiana Busine...
An SAE-Level-4 autonomous truck recently completed a coast-to-coast commercial freight run hauling refrigerated freight for Land O’Lakes. The 2,800-mile, hub-to-hub trip from Tulare, California,...
Iowa farmers who need propane to dry their grain, as well as to keep their livestock and homes warm, will soon be seeing relief from the recent shortage of the fuel. The Federal Energy Regulatory Comm...
If you happen to live in Quakertown, Pennsylvania, some 50 miles outside of Philadelphia, your next stick of creamy butter just may have been delivered via self-driving freight truck. It's believed to...
Global Grain Graders Market research Report analyzes worldwide players of the market by studying various segments and end-user applications. Individual analysis of top regions and countries like North...
Look for U.S. farmers to plant a large soybean crop next spring. In fact, USDA pegs the 2020 crop at 84 million acres, which would make it the fourth-largest soybean crop on record. Todd Hubbs says th...
On Dec. 16, the freight industry takes another technology-driven step forward with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) mandated implementation of Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs...
COGSWELL, N.D. — Usually the combines are parked for the winter this time of year on the Bosse Farm as the crop is usually out by Nov. 1. However, they are still trying to get at 600 more acres ...