Mississippi River Problems Worsen


About 200 boats and 3,000 barges on the lower Mississippi River were delayed at different points of the waterway last week. Expect slower shipping times and higher prices to move commodities. “Forty percent of the world’s food supply comes from the Mississippi River basin. This is a global crisis we could be looking at if the river level doesn’t raise in the next month.” Read what’s happening here.

Author: FarmWeek Now