Storing grain after harvest this year may help with some of the transportation issues. American Farm Bureau Federation Economist Danny Munch says one of the big transportation issues he’s monitoring is Mississippi River water levels. “Especially in the southern half of the river, some of those levels reached record lows which means barges can’t navigate those pathways.” Munch says one way to buffer against these disruptions is an investment in grain storage. “Sufficient storage means farmers can offload harvest when there’s downstream disruptions.”
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