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DES MOINES — The Iowa Area Development Group, on behalf of Iowa’s rural electric cooperatives, municipal utilities, and independent telecommunication companies, honored Iowa Select Farms w...
The Future Farms Youth Club of Sardis celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony of the community tunnel house over the weekend. The Tunnel House, a semi-circular structure constructed of steel and covered ...
It was at the Kidmin Conference in 2017 when a 12-year-old Carson Rudy walked outside of the First Assembly of God in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and saw the large Convoy of Hope (COH) semi-truck and trailer...
With a couple of weeks still remaining for yet another year of a rollercoaster ride in the dry bulk market, analysts are pondering whether 2020 will be any better. In a recent report, Allied Shipbroki...
From the promise of new jobs to hot showers, meals, and a place to rest, Good Samaritans of all stripes are gathering on a Facebook group formed in the wake of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing by Celado...
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, U.S. — ADM Animal Nutrition, a division of Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM), opened a new Animal Nutrition Technology Center in Decatur, Illinois, U.S. The facility builds ...
It’s not often that popular culture, American history and trucking all combine to captivate the country. But they have in the new movie, The Irishman. I must confess that I had no idea what it w...
A federal appeals court has backed the trucking industry in its legal fight to end Rhode Island's truck tolls. The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday reversed a lower court ruling to dismis...
CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA — GrainsConnect Canada and GrainCorp launched their online optimization and farm management tool, the GrainsConnect app. Developed as a free tool, the app has been bu...
BLOOMINGTON, MINNESOTA, U.S. — Miller Milling Co. is closing its flour mill in New Prague, Minnesota, U.S., at the end of December. “This decision was very difficult, given the quality and...
Some 2,800 miles from Sacramento, where California lawmakers are fresh off enacting a bill that effectively blocks motor carriers from contracting with owner-operators, state lawmakers in Trenton, New...
GROWMARK and Mid-Iowa Cooperative announced an agreement for GROWMARK to acquire the agronomy and energy assets of Mid-Iowa Cooperative. The transaction is expected to close by mid-December and is ex...
It’s Oct. 31, nearly 8 p.m. So far, no trick-or-treaters. We rarely get those on the farm. It’s disappointing. But, for perspective, it’s not nearly as disappointing as having crop s...
The immediate future of autonomous vehicles won't be about cars, but about fleets of self-driving trucks, which are set to fuel another revolution in transportation. "The shippers are looking for and ...
Winter truck load increases will begin just after midnight Monday on unrestricted state highways in the north and north-central frost zone, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The...
Families of Canadians who have died in collisions with semi-trucks are demanding the B.C. government catch up with other provinces that have improved trucker training. Ginny Hunter lost her 18-year-ol...
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, according to a new report. CoBank reports basis for the...
It’s been a tough year for the trucking business. And the outlook for next year isn’t looking any rosier. Despite a growing economy, many truckers continued to struggle with lower than des...
As thousands of U.S. family farms close each year, the young couple is fighting for the future of agriculture by not only successfully operating their own farm, but also leading efforts to strengthen ...
Fleets remain extremely cautious heading into 2020, placing small orders and not extending orders much beyond the first quarter. A couple OEMs reported decent order activity, but total orders fell bel...
Miller Milling announced in a press release on Wednesday, Dec. 4, that it is closing the New Prague Mill at the end of this month. “This decision was very difficult, given the quality and long-s...
Poultry feed is food for farm poultry, including chickens, ducks, geese and other domestic birds. Modern feeds for poultry consists largely of grain, protein supplements such as soybean oil meal, mine...
If you were to ask most market participants which commodity is the most political, the vast majority would likely choose crude oil. More than half the world's petroleum reserves are in the Middle East...
Semis march into the Consolidated Grain and Barge Company elevator all day. "It'll be a big deal if we lose it”, said farmer, Andrew Edge. Kentucky officials and farmers say that CGB announced t...
(Meredith) - Four months after a truck driver lost his 3-year-old cat, the adventurous duo is back on the road -- all thanks to a microchip and a thoughtful stranger. Lollypop Farm, the Humane Shelter...
PEMISCOT COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - A cotton farmer, a firefighter, and a widow are all praising an effort to equip first responders in Missouri’s bootheel with new equipment for rescuing people trapp...
MENDOTA, Ill. — For La Salle County farmer Ken Beck, 2019 has been a year to forget. The latest headache came in the form of logistics hang-ups that have created a shortage of propane for farmer...
GOBLES, MI — Around 100 volunteers arrived at a local tree farm Monday to load roughly 500 donated Christmas trees into trucks that will transport them to military families in time for the holid...
When evaluating the tangible costs of operating a brokerage, the most important factors in selecting a location are employee compensation and office rents. Telephones and other utilities, as well as c...
The Global “Oilseed and Grain Seed Market” 2019-2024 report gives an overview of the relevant market including analysis, latest market trends and developments including features, technolog...
PAR, founded in 1992, is a distributor of feed ingredients, additives and related animal nutrition products. The acquisition will complement Pestell’s current operations and distribution and all...
In this column, the focus will be on management of the feeding program, particularly feed bunk management. At its most basic level, feed bunk management is the practice of ensuring that cattle are fed...
USDA last week released the Agricultural Prices report for October. Corn was reported at $3.84 per bushel, blended alfalfa hay was $192.00 per ton, soybean meal was $309.48 per ton. DMC 2019The final ...
Boss Truck Shop recently launched a campaign targeting the trucking industry built around the concept of the partnership between Boss Truck Shop and the over-the-road commercial truck driver....
DES MOINES, Iowa — The U.S. farmers have not completed the 2019 corn and soybean harvests yet, according to the USDA....
The final compliance deadline for mandated electronic logging devices in U.S. trucks will arrive Dec. 17. Beginning on that date, all motor carriers and drivers subject to the U.S. Department of Tr...
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Available trucking capacity has meaningfully tightened over the past few weeks as a combination of rising retail volumes, bad weather and truck drivers heading home for the Thanksgiving holiday and sh...
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, U.S. — The pace of the corn harvest remains well behind normal in the Midwestern states, where the bulk of the crop is grown. The soybean crop harvest’s progress was...
A trucker takes viewers on a video tour of the Caves and Terminal in Springfield, Missouri. Driver and YouTube user Chad Rich shared the video tour earlier this month. Since the video was shared, it h...
Grain elevators store and dry a large percentage of corn and soybeans harvested by Hoosier farmers. One of the nation’s largest, Kokomo Grain, has locations throughout Indiana. Last year’s...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Truck drivers say today’s children don’t seem to be taking part in a tradition they cherished as a child, and they’d sure love for it to become more common ag...
Pigs will eat just about anything, which is why feeding them food scraps is a time-tested technique for getting rid of leftovers on the farm. On Polk’s Folly Farm in the East Mountains of New Me...
CEO Jesse Laflamme told ABC News' Aaron Katersky during an interview for the ABC Audio special "America's Bounty" that his grandfather made their family's mark on the Monroe dairy farm scene just 45 m...
Sometimes, livestock must stay in the truck for ten extra hours to wait for the driver’s mandatory sleep break – even if their destination is 60 miles away. Reps. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) and ...
The profits of the world's leading agricultural companies have suffered under the weight of the trade war between the United States and China. The US is the top producer and exporter of corn and soybe...
Big change is coming. In the words of Shrek, “Change is good, Donkey!” It’s also inevitable, which farmers probably know more than anyone else. There are, of course, differing opinio...
DECATUR — A group of Archer Daniels Midland Co. employees dressed in blue shirts that read, "TEAM ADM" packed food boxes Tuesday morning that would feed nearly 500 families on Thanksgiving. ...
Nearly 40 years ago, mileage replaced weight as the top-used valuation for freight rates after the Motor Carrier Act of 1980 opened the floodgates of competition. The Interstate Commerce Commission...
US grain futures prices were weaker overnight, with corn and soybeans down around 1 cent and wheat down 3 to 5 cents. Grain trader attitudes are still somewhat upbeat Tuesday, following reports that t...
In recent years, through social media you can easily find a hashtag for "struggle is real." I'm certain no other industry can share in that more than the farmers that continue the 2019 harvest. Las...
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, U.S. — Wilbur-Ellis, an international marketer and distributor of agricultural products, animal nutrients, and specialty chemicals and ingredients, on Nov. 20 announce...
Trucks and trains aren’t carrying as much as they did just a few months ago, and haulers are cutting back on orders for new trucks and rail cars. Despite this slump, Kansas City’s logistic...
Another autonomous trucking startup has weighed in on Andrew Yang’s proposals for the trucking industry, seeking to debunk the Democratic presidential candidate’s ideas about the negative ...
The corn market stabilized last week in response to signs of improving export demand. Concerns about the vulnerability of yet-unharvested acres seem minimal, especially with traders focusing upon t...
After a long journey, the best place to stop at to stretch your feet and get refreshments is at a gas station. Some people enjoy that part of the journey the most. Stopping to fill up at a gas station...
MADISON -- Governor Tony Evers signed into law a bill that calls for training for truck drivers in the fight against human trafficking. That training will be part of their coursework required to obtai...
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How far did the farming community of Franklin County go to help a fallen brother? The answer is found in the empty fields of producer Kevin Barz. In July 2019, Barz, 63, and his wife, Julia, 49, of Ha...
About 49.3 million people will hit the nation's roadways this Thanksgiving Day holiday as compared with 48.5 million in 2018, representing a 2.8% increase and the highest volume of travelers since ...
CALGARY, Alta. – The effect of the current CN Rail strike could have both positive and negative impacts on the trucking industry in Western Canada when it comes to the movement of grain products...
Ellen Voie, president and CEO of the Women In Trucking Association (WIT), is working with Sen Jerry Moran (R-KY) on legislation to create a “Women of Trucking Advisory Board” with the Fede...
“This project, combined with the investments we are making at Richmond Marine Terminal, will provide farmers in Virginia even greater access to world markets,” said John F. Reinhart, chief...
A truck stop in the greater Chicago area will once again be offering a free Thanksgiving dinner to truckers who will be on the road during the holiday. On November 28, 2019, the Greater Chicago I-55 T...
Falling demand, abundant supplies, lower prices and and increased competition are hitting the frac sand industry as as it contends with a slowdown in the nation's shale oil and gas fields....
(Bloomberg)—The most-delayed U.S. corn harvest on record has divided the Midwest market, jumbling trade routes for the grain that usually flows south. Signs of ample global supplies have weighed...
The past two months have been an awful period for farmers, as commodities prices have drifted lower and harvest season has been a struggle. In fact, there will be a large percentage of soybeans and co...
From many a roadside in the High Plains, the 2020 winter wheat crop leaves a lot to be desired, with fields that look freshly planted rather than bright green and lush. Justin Gilpin, chief executive ...
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — The first grain ever moved from the St. Joseph Port Authority is on its way down the Missouri River. Transport 360, which operates the St. Joseph port, said two barges fil...
It’s getting better, but as Janet Vinduska can attest, women in the trucking industry face many obstacles. “There are still problems out there — it is a male-oriented industry,&rdquo...
Business conditions in 2019 have been more challenging for carriers than 2018 – a year that held two of the best quarters of revenue in the history of trucking. Tax cuts in 2017 boosted activity...
Mother Nature is somewhat predictable, as we have these things called “seasons,” after all. But the exact time, location and amounts of temperature change, precipitation, high winds and ro...
“We are very proud of our new facility in Hoa Mac, which will allow us to better serve our customers as we continue to improve our operations,” said Matthieu Garnier, ADM’s operat...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. --- One of the largest industries in the U.S. is threatened by automation. The trucking industry is working to meet a rising demand with pressure from companies like Amazon to make fa...
You can find all of the jobs for former military truck drivers in one easy place — even if you're not 21. The Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA...
Sometimes, livestock must stay in the truck for ten extra hours to wait for the driver’s mandatory sleep break – even if their destination is 60 miles away. Reps. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) and ...
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Richmond , V A – A new , high-speed grain elevator at Richmond Marine T erminal (RM T) will expand access to world markets for Virginia farmers and drive grain exports through the growing mar...
PLOVER, Wis., Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Women In Trucking Association (WIT) President and CEO Ellen Voie has been working with Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) on legislation to create a "Women of...
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The 2018-19 crop year, ended July 31, was record setting for Western Canada’s grain-handling and transportation system. While industry officials are pleased, they agree the system needs to move ...
Freight trucks are big, and they often clog up the highway or back up traffic. The Florida Department of Transportation is considering a lane designated for freight trucks along I-75 to mitigate traff...
Two U.S. senators have introduced legislation that would require the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to take a formal role in supporting women drivers. The Promoting Women in Truck...
Truck maker to lay off workers at plant. Truck sales to decline. Economy to slow down. Prepare now for the downturn. Fleet shutters operation. Order cancellations high. Spot rates slide. Used-truck...
SOUTHWEST FLORIDA - The Florida Department of Transportation wants commercial vehicle truck drivers to be more cognizant of the height of their loads in light of a disastrous overpass strike this week...
Bunge Ltd. has reorganized its trading business as one of the world’s top agricultural commodity merchants presses ahead with its restructuring plan, according to people familiar with the matter...
As the world of automotive and freight drives toward a future of connected commerce and even autonomous driving, companies are fighting it out to solve the many problems in that area of the economy, i...
Wilbur-Ellis is expanding its footprint in aquaculture and livestock feed production through the acquisition of Rangen, Inc....
Trucking is one of the largest industries in the world, with a $1 trillion market in the U.S. alone....
Nearly 20 years after the ethanol boom created a new feed source now fundamental to feedlot rations, more cow-calf and stocker operators are reaping the benefits, too, thanks to the efforts of Dusty T...
A big rig truck brought Ashley Baker to law school. Not literally, although the third-year student at Southern University's Law Center could have wheeled onto campus in one. After driving a commerc...
NEW ORLEANS — The Danziger Bridge is one of the routes commonly used by 18-wheel trucks when they pass through eastern New Orleans. It was on this bridge on June 12, 2017 that a video camera mou...
Traders eye recently planted wheat in U.S. Plains * USDA to release weekly crop progress report * Trump says close to 'phase one' trade deal with China (Adds closing prices, analyst comment) By Tom Po...
There's a new autonomous driving startup on the block, and it just brought on one of the most sought-after investors in Silicon Valley....
BROOKSVILLE — Plans for the county’s first real truck stop were approved unanimously by the Hernando County Commission earlier this month. The Race Trac at the Interstate 75 interchange at...
A legal shipment of industrial hemp was seized by the New York Police Department last week when a FedEx employee reported the shipment to the 75th precinct in Brooklyn. “Our client sent this hun...
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois farmers completed their first hemp harvest in recent history. The passage of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 opened the door for legalized hemp production in all 5...
London, Nov. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- According to a new market research report titled, “Agriculture Drone Market by Product (Hardware (Rotary Blade, Fixed Wing, Hybrid), Software), Applicat...
The Wyoming Trucking Association Scholarship Program and Trust Fund will be awarding scholarships for the upcoming 2020-21 school year. Scholarships are awarded to graduates of high schools in Wyoming...
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Check out our latest podcast! This week, Jared brought on Mike Gomez of Conveyabull trucking to discuss different opportunities within the missile silo and windmill farm industry!...
A look into the WWI Shipping industry...
Just 25% of men and 20% of women truck drivers exercise at least 30 minutes a day five times a week. Truck drivers are twice as likely to be obese compared to the average U.S. worker, and suffer fr...
DES MOINES, Iowa — The size of the U.S. corn crop falls slightly, according to the USDA Friday. As a result, the corn market jumped up 5¢ only to reverse lower and then finish higher. Soybe...
Time is money in the trucking business, and nothing hurts carriers, shippers and brokers more than wasted time. But while everyone may agree that excessive detention is a problem, solving the issue is...
A shift to time-based truckload rates will come, eventually, as electronic logging and detention disputes reshape supply chains, a TIA report finds....
The dry bulk market seems to be settling down to yet another bearish period, after third quarter’s rebound. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Allied Shipbroking noted that “with the ...
CHICAGO — Grain merchant Archer Daniels Midland Co. is waiving the fees it charges farmers to dry grain at three of its Midwestern corn processors as it seeks supplies to keep the plants running...
GYPSUM — An attempt to avoid a head-on collision with a cattle tractor-trailer rig sent a Peterson Farm grain truck into the ditch on east Kansas Highway 4 near Gypsum Wednesday afternoon. From ...
(USDA/ARS) — Scientists with USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) are working on field trials and genetic studies that could one day double t...
Trevor Darrow, a truck driver in Illinois, recently filed a class-action lawsuit against Just Brands USA after he failed a drug test and lost his job. Just Brands USA is a CBD candy maker based out of...
OAKLAND COUNTY, MI – A trucker recently received an unwelcome visitor while traveling down a Michigan highway. According to an official report, the incident occurred in late October when Tom Pet...
LANSING, MI -- Hemp, the once-derided and still-stigmatized cannabis cousin of marijuana, could become Michigan’s next big cash crop. Cannibidol, known as CBD, is a compound found in hemp that i...
Although final figures have yet to be compiled, LSU AgCenter Extension Agent Dennis Burns said yields would be below average for the 2019 crop year. He also noted that wheat production might rise whil...
Crop yields are critical to determining whether it’s cheaper to buy feed or grow your own. If you can’t get high yields, it may be cheaper to buy feed. Twenty-five Pennsylvania dairy farme...
A weak third quarter for the phosphate fertilizer business led a to $44 million quarterly loss for the Mosaic Co. LAKELAND — Weak results in the Mosaic Co.’s phosphate segment based in Cen...
A trucking company owner who evaded paying the federal government about $2.3 million in personal and corporate income taxes was sentenced to two years in prison Tuesday, federal authorities said. Tito...
* Marubeni Chief Financial Officer Nobuhiro Yabe said on Tuesday that the Japanese trading house has no plan to sell its U.S. agri-business unit Gavilon. * Marubeni’s agri-business profit in the...
Oct 28 - Nov 3 - More loads left the West Coast ports, heading toward retail distribution centers in advance of the holiday shopping season. The additional volume shored up van rates at the end of the...
It is not unusual to see a trucker with years of experience in the industry to step out of the cabin and into the shoes of a freight broker. In comparison to other people, truckers are well-suited to ...
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, U.S. — In its new series of 10-year outlooks for corn, soybeans and wheat, the RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness group at Rabo AgriFinance foresees U.S. grain prices rema...
“There is a certain amount of anxiousness in the farming community now,” says Capron farmer Marshall Newhouse. “It’s time to get the crops out and guys want to work.” A w...
With a return to normal weather, farmers will expand vastly their corn and soybean plantings next year — enough to produce their largest corn crop ever and the fourth-largest soybean crop, accor...
Dale Bartlett, a co-owner of Turner Grain Merchandising Inc., was sentenced Saturday to five years in state prison after a jury found him guilty of one felony count of writing a hot check. Turner Grai...
The costs associated with trucking have increased substantially, according to a new report from the American Transportation Research Institute. ATRI on Nov. 4 released “An Analysis of the Operat...
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According to emails sent from Omnitracs to its ELD service users, due to the U.S. Government's required 3g/GPS change an emergency firmware update was required to be installed on all Omnitracs IVG ELD...
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hyundai has revealed two new hydrogen-powered concepts – a fuel cell electric semi-truck and refrigerated trailer. both vehicles are part of the automaker’s fuel cell electric vehicle 2030...
(CN) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued its interim final rule on hemp production in America, clearing the way for farmers to cultivate what could be a highly lucrative — or highl...
On today's episode Dooner and Chad have an update on the Idaho hemp truckers and news on the USDA's new ruling, UberFreight UBER 0.03% crosses the border, we find out who made the Dean's List, play tr...
Sunday, November 3, 2019 College of The Albemarle is moving ahead with plans to launch a truck driving training course in Chowan County with a target starting date of fall 2020. Robin Zinmeister, admi...
Agricultural operations face many of the same challenges that other types of business do -- and they encounter some unique obstacles and opportunities, as well. In August of 2017, USDA and SCORE joine...
Agricultural operations face many of the same challenges that other types of business do -- and they encounter some unique obstacles and opportunities, as well. In August of 2017, USDA and SCORE joine...
While larger cities such as Memphis, Tennessee, is known as the hub for FedEx and Houston, Texas, referred to as the “Oil Capital of the World,” the city of Joplin, a longtime trucking hub, has been c...
“Representative Cartwright has a financial interest in a law firm that specializes in ‘big truck litigation’ and advertises itself as ‘the nation’s leading truck acciden...
Dive Brief: Excess capacity in the trucking market dragging down spot market and contract pricing by double digits put pressure on C.H. Robinson's revenue in the third quarter, executives said on an e...
USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ: USAK) reported an adjusted loss of $0.13 per share excluding amortization from an acquisition in the third quarter of 2019. The company reported earnings of $0.43 per share in...
When farmer Trevor Berkan suddenly passed away, his Saskatchewan community rallied together. Seeing as how it would be nearly impossible for his grieving family to finish taking care of the season&rsq...
Farmers who want to start growing cover crops can turn to “recipes” on the Midwest Cover Crops Council website. Free downloadable PDFs tell how and why to add cover crops into a corn-so...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — People who live and work near Independence and Wilson avenues are fed up with semi-trucks crashing into the same bridge. For years, commercial trucks have either missed or ign...
MINNEAPOLIS — Pipeline Foods, a supply chain solutions company focused exclusively on organic, non-G.M.O. and regenerative food and feed, announced on Oct. 29 it has reached an agreement, in pri...
To distract myself from my many failings, I went to town for breakfast with friends where I ended up talking about truckers. Why not? God forbid I’d start a discussion about politics in a publi...
Hilarious footage shows a driver struggling to operate a car with a stick shift while an amused trucker provides a running commentary. The video was filmed in Buffalo, New York by the laughing trucker...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday issued its proposed regulations on hemp production as mandated by the 2018 Farm Bill. The USDA established the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program throu...
A key benefit that is driving autonomous truck development is their increased safety. Large truck fatalities in the USA rose to an all-time high of 4,761 fatalities in 2017. According to the Minnesota...
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Bunge Ltd. has a new CEO: agribusiness veteran Greg Heckman has more than three decades of experience in the agriculture, energy and food processing industries. Heckman joined the Bunge board in Octob...
A northwest Missouri farmer will be heading to federal prison after being sentenced for his role in the largest organic fraud scheme in American history. Federal prosecutors in Cedar Rapids, Iowa have...
DES MOINES, Iowa -- U.S. farmers did not make the harvest progress last week that the trade expected, according to Monday’s USDA Crop Progress Report....
Late last spring, Donnie Conway of Melrose, Iowa, wanted to plant pearl millet in his fencerows for erosion control, wildlife habit, and forage for his cow/calf herd. He struggled to find seed. &ldquo...
Many Northwest Indiana residents have probably found themselves sitting in their vehicle near or where Interstates 94 and 65 converge, surrounded by large trucks and other vehicles and inching their w...
ATLANTA, Ill. — This harvest season will be memorable for a lot of farmers for various reasons, but especially for Central Illinois farmer Ronnie Yeast. At age 83, he has decided that like it or...
My team at the University of Illinois just developed the first high-resolution map of the U.S. food supply chain. Our map is a comprehensive snapshot of all food flows between counties in the U.S.&mda...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona state trooper shot and wounded a man driving a big rig the wrong way on a highway after bolting from a traffic stop and commercial vehicle inspection, official...
Autonomous cars are going to revolutionize a lot of things, mainly the way we get around. No more having to sit in traffic for hours without anything to do. Self-driving cars will take a lot of the ha...
On Oct. 9, Greg Rush was harvesting a field of soybeans on the flat terrain common to the northern portion of Boone County. The soybean field was just outside of the small town of Sturgeon, and Rush&r...
“Roll on highway, roll on along/ Roll on daddy till you get back home/ Roll on family, roll on crew/ Roll on momma like I asked you to do/ And roll on eighteen-wheeler roll on.” Those lyri...
We are doing our biggest giveaway yet!! Our friends over at Cleveland Vibrator sent us one of their trailer vibrators and we want to give it away to one lucky and special trucker!! Send us an email or...
Daimler AG, Volvo AB and other truck makers should be ordered to pay 867 million euro ($965 million) over a price-fixing cartel, according to lawyers in Germany for companies that were overcharged. Th...
The biggest hurdle for farmers who are transitioning to organic crop production is timing. USDA requires a three-year transition period for farmers to certify their land as organic, which is essential...
Student designs of future vocational trucks may contain some long-term value for the Western Star Truck Sales subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). Some ideas from a collaboration between...
California air regulators want to force a wave of cleaner trucks onto the road by requiring that half of all medium and heavy trucks sales be for zero-emission vehicles by 2030. If adopted by the Cali...
Washington — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is seeking public comment as it considers a trucking industry petition to preempt Washington state’s meal and rest break rules ...
The Iowa Department of Transportation is raising some sections of Interstate 29 north of Council Bluffs to keep traffic moving even when the Missouri River is at flood stage....
Hamburg, Iowa is a river town located in the Southwest corner of the state. It is a place which has seen a lot of flooding, after levees breached along the Missouri River earlier in the year. “W...
Freeze damage this past weekend likely impacted corn and soybeans differently, but analysts believe true yield reports will not be available until January ...
Even though it’s October, reminders of the devastating March floods in the western Corn Belt haven’t faded. Roads are still closed, farms drowned, and the volume of grain carloads leaving ...
A grain elevator caught fire and was destroyed in Whitman County Tuesday, KHQ reported. The Colfax Fire Department said crews were letting the large blaze near Winona, Washington, burn due to high win...
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” That’s the famous beginning of Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities. It could just as well be the beginning of the tale ...
Paragon Processing, the largest hemp processing and climate-controlled storage facility currently operating in the U.S., is offering a much-needed solution to farmers, who are dealing with the crisis ...
The rules on Hours of Service (HOS) are the standards by which both short haul and long haul drivers measure their drive time and their rest time. "This proposed rule seeks to enhance safety by giving...
OMAHA, NEB. — Scoular, an organic grain merchandising company, is expanding its portfolio of certified organic assets. The company recently secured organic certification for its facilities in He...
Superior Ag has partnered with Central Kentucky Grain LLC., a grain storage facility located in Lebanon, KY. The business will continue to operate as Central Kentucky Grain LLC. All operations and per...
PARK CITY, Kan. – The organization that raises funds to help truckers and their families in the U.S. and Canada has announced its 12th annual holiday fundraising campaign. The Truckers Christmas...
Good Morning from Allendale, Inc. with the early morning commentary for October 22, 2019. Grain markets continue to show low trading volumes, with minimal fund activity as traders continue to focus on...
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An article published 100 years ago in the Medford Mail-Tribune predicted motor trucks would replace railroads just as the automobile had pushed aside horses on city streets and country roads. Under th...
Blue-collar workers in general have struggled in recent decades as pay and job security tumbles. But, following the largest strike since 1970, General Motors employees represented by the United Automo...
A combine is more than just a machine for Curtis Lewis; it’s his office. “Custom harvesting, I’ve been doing that all my life,” said Curtis Lewis, who lives in Bates City, Mo. ...
AUSTIN, Texas -- Hemp farming has become a hot commodity in the Lone Star State. House Bill 1325 authorized production of hemp in Texas Texas Department of Agriculture needs to send plan to USDA Hemp ...
An article published 100 years ago in the Medford Mail-Tribune predicted motor trucks would replace railroads just as the automobile had pushed aside horses on city streets and country roads....
RISING — It’s been slower than usual at the Premier Cooperative grain elevator in Rising, just west of Champaign. Farmers were late to start planting, so harvest is coming in late. “...
An explosion today (Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019) at Cargill’s Dodge City beef packing plant has injured two employees and shuttered the facility for the remainder of the day. The plant has a slaught...
With so much late-planted corn, it’s likely many farmers are struggling with wet grain. Because drying costs could be prohibitive, they’re looking for ways to market high-moisture corn and...
Online marketplaces are pretty good at recommending the exact sort of products you want. A slew of job-hunt websites are happy to send along potential openings tailored to your field, experience level...
A week before the largest U.S. trucking company reports third-quarter earnings, Knight-Swift Transportation CEO David Jackson is preparing investors for the volatility in the industry to hit the compa...
US soybean prices, planted acres are expected to stay low as trade challenges and the spread of African Swine Fever continue, say analysts....
Plentiful rain has been the weather condition for much of the Corn Belt this year, and according to a report by Adisseo and Novak Weather Consultants, this pattern will continue for several more weeks...
We're getting a better idea of just how far along harvest is following a historic, wet spring. The USDA has released new crop progress numbers. It reports only 22% of the corn in 18 states is harveste...
A week before the largest U.S. trucking company reports third-quarter earnings, Knight-Swift Transportation CEO David Jackson is preparing investors for the volatility in the industry to hit the compa...
When Tim Chelette is driving his 18-wheeler on interstate highways, he doesn't see other cars and trucks — he sees people. The Middle Tennessee-based truck driver is one of the safest drivers on...
Freight shipments by all modes of transportation – truck, rail, air, and barge – within the US fell 3.4% in September 2019, compared to September last year, according to the Cass Freight I...
A California trucker is making headlines for his biting self-introduction on the game show “Wheel of Fortune.” Cardiff, California resident Blair Davis made a splash during his Monday nigh...