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Farm Progress America, May 10, 2019

Max Armstrong talks floods, high water and barge grain traffic challenges

May 10, 2019

Max Armstrong talks about the challenge floods have created for moving grain down the river. Max offers a look at hindered barge traffic on the Mississippi and Illinois rivers. Even the Chicago Mercantile Exchange put force majeure into effect because grain couldn’t be delivered for contracts.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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