Producers are finding new markets for corn and soybeans as they continue to deal with MS River hurdles

Farmers are being impacted differently by the recurring low water levels along the Mississippi River.

Missouri Ag Director visited crop producers in the southeastern portion of the state and learned they are finding other markets for their corn and soybeans this harvest. Instead of moving down the Mighty Mississippi, producers are sending their crops to ethanol plants.

When Chris Chinn went to the boot heel, prices for commodities were surprisingly lower and those farmers were looking towards more grain storage.

Barges are still unable to travel at full capacity right now.

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