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Friday Aug 29, 2014 - ND ag shippers to have more rail options
By: Grace Lyden, Forum News Service

FARGO – Under a new deal signed Wednesday, North Dakota’s agricultural producers will have more options for rail shipping – a growing concern in a state where heavy oil traffic on rails has caused delays for other freight shipments.

Through the agreement, the Port of Vancouver, which is the third largest port in the state of Washington, will send railcars to North Dakota delivering lumber, paper

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Friday Aug 29, 2014 - Millions in Agriculture Lost as Rails Neglect Grain Surplus

Farmers in North Dakota are experiencing millions of dollars in losses as their grain shipments — held up by rails’ prioritization of the transport of oil — have no way of getting to the companies that need them, like cereal producer General Mills. Production at such companies has slowed, and the grain, with nowhere to go, “is simply going to ground and rot,” farmer Bill Hejl CLICK HERE TO VIEW ARTICLE


Friday Aug 29, 2014 - Turner Grain Paid Farmer for Wheat But Not Corn
Arkansas Business news partner THV 11 News takes a look at the still-unfolding Turner Grain Merchandising situation, noting state Agriculture Department Secretary Butch Calhoun's assistance request to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

THV 11 also talks to a farmer, Dewayne Chappell, who's owed money by Turner for corn the company purchased.


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Thursday Aug 28, 2014 - TRACE: Freightliner Stolen from Delong Grain Terminal at Intermodal
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Thursday Aug 28, 2014 - Our fight to stop the bomb trains traveling through our backyards

"This issue needs to be acted on very quickly. There is a very high risk here that hasn't been addressed. We don't need a higher body count before they move forward."

It was a mark-my-words moment from National Transportation Safety Board Chairwoman Deborah Hersman at her farewell appearance before stepping down from the position in April.

She was speaking about the explosive growth of the use of unsafe tanker cars to haul crude oil extracted from the Bakken reserve in North Dak

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Thursday Aug 28, 2014 - Accident involving a grain truck sends two to the hospital

HALSTEAD, Kansas – An accident involving a car and a grain truck leaves a car crushed and sends two to the hospital.

The accident happened on Hwy 50, near Halstead on Wednesday afternoon.

Kansas Highway Patrol is still investigating the accident, but the driver of the car was airlifted to a hospital in an unknown condition, and a passenger was transported to the hospital in an ambulance.

A second passenger of the car was uninjured, and the driver of the grain truck

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Thursday Aug 28, 2014 - PARKING AVAILABILITY SYSTEM TAKES AIM AT TRUCK DRIVER FATIGUE

MnDOT, in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration, is test-deploying a high-tech system to help combat drowsy driving and keep truck drivers in compliance with federal hours-of-service regulations.

Developed by researchers at the University of Minnesota, the prototype system lets drivers know when parking spaces are available at rest stops ahead. It has been deployed at several locations along the heavily traveled I-94 corridor between Minneapolis and St. Cloud.

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Thursday Aug 28, 2014 - Animal feed proteins from wastewater

The Nutrinsic Corporation has developed a single cell protein* which is produced using the company's patented technology that upcycles nutrients that are currently lost in food and beverage plant wastewater. The added benefit is that this process delivers clean water to the environment and eliminates the need to dispose of waste.

The process involves modifying biological conditions in existing wastewater systems to favour the growth of protein producing bacteria that are safe, non-GMO

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Wednesday Aug 27, 2014 - 1 lane of SB Hwy. 25 near Dexter shut down after grain truck overturns
Christy Hendricks

DEXTER, MO (KFVS) -One lane the southbound lanes of Highway 25 near Dexter was closed for several hours after a grain truck overturned Tuesday afternoon.

The truck was exiting eastbound US 60 and turning onto southbound Hwy. 25 when it overturned and spilled its load in the median just south of the US 60 overpass around 3:30 p.m., according to the Dexter Police Department.

Police say the truck was overfilled wit
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Wednesday Aug 27, 2014 - Missouri River Could Ease Grain Bottleneck on Railroads
By Alan Bjerga

The Missouri River might help alleviate grain backups caused by railroads hauling more crude oil in the northern U.S., though federal spending on infrastructure and changes in water allocations may be needed, said Michael Toohey, head of Waterways Council Inc.

A boom in shale oil fueled by the rise of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has pushed domestic production to the highes

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