Mississippi River Crisis: Grain shipping concerns are on top of mind for producers for fall harvest

Barge transportation is essential for transporting soybeans and grain.

Mississippi River backlogs continue causing concern across the Corn Belt with delays adding to export costs and reducing confidence among buyers. Depth restrictions no greater than 9 feet have now been instituted on the lower Mississippi.

Kentucky farmer and Soy Transportation Council Chairman, Jonathan Miller spoke with RFD-TV’s own Suzanne Alexander about where we currently stand, its importance to agricultural exports, and if there is anything that can be done to help alleviate the situation.

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