Grain handlers are lobbying the Canadian government for even stricter rules requiring railroads to allocate thousands of railcars to them each week in hopes of stopping an unprecedented crop logjam from getting worse.
Bumper corn and soybean harvests in the U.S. Midwest are stretching the system for moving crops from fields to markets beyond its limits this year, driving up export costs and crimping profits for farmers and grain dealers.
Julie Ingwersen and Karl Plume
December 16, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. — Union Pacific overcame higher fuel costs to record a 24 percent jump in first-quarter profit by hauling more freight in the recovering economy and increasing prices on some shipping contracts, the railroad said Wednesday.
Kindred, Minn. (WDAY TV) - With crops in season, you're bound to come across large machinery on the road, meaning more danger this time of year. Authorities and farmers are asking drivers to be patient and keep the early harvest safe for everyone.
SILVER SPRING, Md. — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is asking commercial food transporters to follow new guidance the agency is issuing today to reduce the chances of physical, chemical, biological and other risks during transportation of foods while the agency reviews current food safety transportation regulations.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Brian Kalk predicts renewed interest in railroads.
November 04, 2009
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