AFBF offers update on Mississippi River grain shipment concerns
Grain shipping concerns are top of mind for farmers as harvest wraps up.
Low levels along the Mississippi continue to affect barge traffic, backing up grain.
While unions and rail companies have agreed to extend the cooling-off period to not strike until December 4th, the ag sector continues waiting on a final agreement.
AFBF’s Andrew Walmsley spoke with Janet Adkison on the potential rail strike, the impact on agriculture, and how vital the Mississippi River is to grain shipments.