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Rail shippers eye new projects on SD lines

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Haulers want premiums for grain cars this summer at prices that don’t make financial sense for shippers and producers, according to several members of the state Railroad Board.

In turn, the shortage of cars raises questions about ho…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Rain makes grain as U.S. Midwest set for big crops

July 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

CHICAGO — A wet June across the main U.S. grain belt and the continuing outlook for a mild summer are pointing to another bumper corn and soybean harvest for the world’s largest food exporter, analysts say.
By the eve of the Fourth of July holid…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Southwest Grain announces $5.8 million expansion

May 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

LEMMON (AP) — Southwest Grain is embarking on a $5.8 million expansion project in the South Dakota town of Lemmon.

Location Manager Ben Hetzel and Regional Manager Delane Thom tell KBJM radio that work has begun on a new grain cleaning and han…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Railroad delays affecting agriculture

December 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

Along with causing delays or cancellations of Amtrak trains, increased traffic on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad is affecting agriculture product movement, like from Dickinson’s Southwest Grain.
The increase in train traffic isn’t jus…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Railroad delays affecting agriculture

December 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

Along with causing delays or cancellations of Amtrak trains, increased traffic on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad is affecting agriculture product movement, like from Dickinson’s Southwest Grain.
The increase in train traffic isn’t jus…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

New rail carrier to service Gavilon Liberty Grain facility

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

KIMBALL — In the next two weeks, the first Canadian National rail cars are expected to roll into the Gavilon Liberty Grain facility between Kimball and White Lake.

For Todd Yeaton, the facility’s manager, the arrival of Canadian National rail …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

New rail carrier to service Gavilon Liberty Grain facility

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

KIMBALL — In the next two weeks, the first Canadian National rail cars are expected to roll into the Gavilon Liberty Grain facility between Kimball and White Lake.

For Todd Yeaton, the facility’s manager, the arrival of Canadian National rail …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Cargill forms joint venture for Aberdeen grain elevator

November 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

(Reuters) — U.S. agribusiness giant Cargill Inc. said on Wednesday it formed an equal partnership to operate a South Dakota grain elevator with a storage capacity of 2.5 million bushels of grain along rail tracks owned by BNSF Railway Co.

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ND gov appeals to propane cos. to ease shortage

October 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s governor is asking propane suppliers to do as much as they can to deliver the fuel to farmers who need it for drying grain.

The gas is in short supply across parts of the Midwest and West because of supply di…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

ND gov appeals to propane cos. to ease shortage

October 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s governor is asking propane suppliers to do as much as they can to deliver the fuel to farmers who need it for drying grain.

The gas is in short supply across parts of the Midwest and West because of supply di…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com