Fewer ocean-going vessels are being loaded with grain at the Port of Duluth-Superior. In the last marketing year, the CHS Grain Terminal in Superior, Wisconsin loaded eight vessels of wheat for export. In the current marketing year, only six vessels are expected to move out of the Port. Meanwhile, the facility is sending out grain via rail to domestic flour mills, which is a more cost-effective option. CHS Terminal Manager Daniel Vandenhouten says the grain is still being used. “People will always need to eat and we’re not going anywhere. It just means we’ll continue to adapt to market conditions, continue to be strategic with what we do with that grain and how we provide the most value to our customers and producers.”
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