Strong Warning: There may be a rail strike as soon as September

The Minnesota Crop Production Retailers say that if Class 1 railroads go on strike, the impact to ag would be significant.

Currently, Class 1 railroads and their unions are in discussions over pay, benefits, and other issues like one-person crews. Leaders warn unless there is government intervention, a strike or lockout could happen as soon as mid-September.


Rail shipping delays are stifling market share opportunities in its tracks

Unfilled grain car orders increased by half last year

Surface Transportation Board discusses what is being dubbed as the rail shipping crisis