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eNews • January 17, 2017
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Grain and Soybeans Average Rail Miles Transported, by Crop

Source: “Farm to Market: A Soybean’s Journey” (funded by the soybean checkoff)

Poor Infrastructure Plagues Brazil Agriculture

Poor Infrastructure Plagues Brazil Agriculture

Sixty miles of mud.

That’s what trucks traveling from Brazil’s top soybean and corn producing region, Mato Grosso, often face on their trips to newly-expanded export terminals in the north.

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CN, CP exceed Western grain revenue entitlements

CN, CP exceed Western grain revenue entitlements

The Canadian Transportation Agency ruled that the revenue of CN and Canadian Pacific exceeded their Western grain revenue entitlements for the 2015-2016 crop year.

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Containership scrapping nears 700,000-TEU mark in 2016

Containership scrapping nears 700,000-TEU mark in 2016

The ocean shipping industry set new records for demolition this year, sending 201 ships with an aggregate capacity of 699,000 TEUs to the scrapyard as of Dec. 20, according to the latest data from shipbroker Braemar ACM.

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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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