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eNews • December 19, 2018
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Soy Transportation Coalition elects officers during annual meeting

Soy Transportation Coalition elects officers during annual meeting

The Soy Transportation Coalition (STC) elected its officers and visited the nation's leading export region for soybeans during the organization's annual meeting on December 10-11 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Norfolk Southern will move its HQ to Atlanta

Norfolk Southern will move its HQ to Atlanta

The announcement was expected for months, but yesterday Norfolk Southern Corp. made it official: The Class I will move its corporate headquarters from Norfolk, Virginia, to Atlanta.

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As trade war drags on, Minnesota soybeans sit in the bins

As trade war drags on, Minnesota soybeans sit in the bins

This year, farmers are storing 438 million bushels of soybeans in silos and elevators, such as the one in Randolph, Minn. Soybeans are Minnesota's largest agricultural export by far, with $2.1 billion in exports in 2016.

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Rail Customer Coalition calls on White House to confirm STB nominees

Rail Customer Coalition calls on White House to confirm STB nominees

Earlier this week, top membership for the Railroad Customer Coalition (RCC), a large coalition of trade associations representing the manufacturing, energy, and agricultural industries reliant on railroads, penned a letter to President Trump, calling for the "urgent need" to fully staff the Surface Transportation Board (STB), an independent adjudicatory and economic-regulatory agency charged by Congress with resolving railroad rate and service disputes and reviewing proposed railroad mergers.

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The Soy Transportation Coalition is comprised of thirteen state soybean boards, the American Soybean Association, and the United Soybean Board. The National Grain and Feed Association and the National Oilseed Processors Association serve as ex-officio members of the organization.

Soy Transportation Coalition
1255 SW Prairie Trail Pkwy., Ankeny, Iowa 50023
Phone: (515) 727-0665 Fax (515) 251-8657
Email msteenhoek@soytransportation.org
Web www.soytransportation.org

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