Category Archives: Grain

Rail delays and crop price impact

An article in the Financial Times (September 1, 2014) titled “Rail Delays Knock north US grain prices” describes speed reductions of 9% for Burlington Northern Railroad (BNSF) and 11% for Canadian Pacific causing shipment delays. ┬áThe backlog for BNSF was … Continue reading

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