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Farm Progress America, August 21, 2020

Max Armstrong shares insight into the capacity and efficiency of material moving by river

August 21, 2020

Max Armstrong tells the story of his trip down the Mississippi on a tow boat, and shares how vital those barges moving commodities are to the economy. Max shares stats on the tugs that move material down the river, and the capacities of all those barges you see. These are critical parts of the U.S. infrastructure.

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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