Soy Transportation Coalition Executive Director Mike Steenhoek is hopeful the new Congress will find common ground projects in 2019. The nation’s waterways infrastructure could be a good fit. “There’s a real opportunity to do something,” says Steenhoek. “The challenge for agriculture is to make sure we have a seat at the table and we have a list of items beneficial to the industry.” Steenhoek says lawmakers were able to pass the Water Resources Development Act, but funding is needed for the projects.
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