Monthly archive for February 2018

COMMENTARY 2/21/18

River is rising RAPIDLY! We’re headed back UP to 17′ by Mon!! This surge of much needed moist has the OH River full to the banks and forcing some locations out due to high water.  It’s good to be in STL!  You’ve heard that before.  You’ll hear […]

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BIDS 2/21/18

**ADDITIONAL BREAKDOWNS!** **CHECK HRS CAREFULLY!**  GOT NGMO’s?  See SPECIALTY PAGE for details! ** SRW – NOT accepting ANY from 2015**  St Louis river level: RISING RAPIDLY!! at + 7.3‘ and forecast to be  + 13.2‘ by Fri, and ….and 17.0 by Mon!! (Note that at “zero” on the river gauge there IS still water in […]

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COMMENTARY 2/20/18

Ahhh…..rain! River levels are back on the RISE!  We’re headed back UP to 10′ by Thurs!!  The deluge of rain affects our SRW wheat of the SE Corn Belt and down into the Delta into this coming weekend.  Some moist is also expected for our droughty HRW wheat areas as the […]

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BIDS 2/20/18

AH, RIVER IS RISING!  GOT NGMO’s?  See SPECIALTY PAGE for details! ** SRW – NOT accepting ANY from 2015**  St Louis river level: RISING! at + 2.0‘ and forecast to be  + 6.6‘ by Wed, and +9.2 by Fri! (Note that at “zero” on the river gauge there IS still water in the river and the […]

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BIDS 2/16/18

KEEP SAFETY AT THE FORE-FRONT!  GOT NGMO’s?  See SPECIALTY PAGE for details! ** SRW – NOT accepting ANY from 2015**  St Louis river level: RISING! at + 1.7‘ and forecast to be  + 2.1‘ by Mon, and +2.8 by Wed.   (Note that at “zero” on the river gauge there IS still water in the river and […]

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COMMENTARY 2/16/18

River levels are improving again!   More rain is expected for the Delta! -another 4” to 8” is unusual…..but VERY WELCOME!  No CBOT on Mon for Pres Day…..so a three day weekend to come back from could make things interesting on Tues w/ all that’s going on in Arg. CORN […]

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BIDS 2/15/18

KEEP SAFETY AT THE FORE-FRONT!  **DRAFT RESTRICTIONS** GOT NGMO’s?  See SPECIALTY PAGE for details! ** SRW – NOT accepting ANY from 2015**  St Louis river level: BETTER/STEADY + 0.4′ and forecast to be  1.0′, by Fri, + 1.6‘ by Mon, and +2.0 by NEXT Wed.   (Note that at “zero” on the river gauge there IS still […]

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COMMENTARY 2/15/18

River levels are getting a little nudge higher with recent rains to the SE.  The OH River is full and threatening to keep some terminals from loading due to recent rains. This is helping slow the rate that our water moves to the S.  At the same time freight is increasing […]

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COMMENTARY 2/14/18

River levels are weak but steady.  The OH River is full, due to recent SE rains and the Delta too is beginning to deal with flooding as we get into the last half of the month.  This WILL help slow the rate that our water moves to the S. (so it’s a […]

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BIDS 2/14/18

**HEAVY FOG IS IMPEDING BARGE SWITCHING THIS AM**  **DRAFT RESTRICTIONS** GOT NGMO’s?  See SPECIALTY PAGE for details! ** SRW – NOT accepting ANY from 2015**  St Louis river level: LOW/STEADY -0.2′ and forecast to be  0.0′, by Fri, + 0.2‘ by Mon, and +1.4 by NEXT Wed.   (Note that at “zero” on the river gauge there IS still water […]

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