Low river levels a problem again in 2023

IARN — You know it sometimes feels like a broken record. It’s dry, exports are low, and the Mississippi River is running low on water levels again. This means as we enter what is traditionally the time of the year that we see our grain exports pick up, we are becoming a premium price again due to costs on the biggest shipping lane in the United States. Low levels mean more and lighter barges which translates into higher costs. This means our already low export figures for the year are in jeopardy again.

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