MORE FUNDING THIS YEAR FOR LOWER MISSOURI RIVER REPAIRS

March 15, 2021: Brownfield AG News for America The US Army Corps of Engineers says it has a lot more money to fix emerging navigation problems in the lower Missouri River this year. As flood waters receded last year, Colonel William Hannan with the Kansas  City district, tells Brownfield five-thousand structures emerged badly damaged, “As…

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2021 Missouri River Navigators Meeting

2021 Missouri River Navigators Meeting on February 25, 2021 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Please note this year’s meeting will be by video conference only due to social distancing restrictions associated with COVID 19. You can access the meeting by clicking on the following link. WebEx: https://usace1.webex.com/meet/justin.w.hughes You do not need a WebEx account to…

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Straight Talk with Sam: Investing in infrastructure

February 9, 2021: Maryville Forum Straight Talk with Sam: Investing in infrastructure The Mississippi River is more than just a river. The waterway connects North Missouri and the Midwest to the rest of America and the rest of the world. It’s estimated that roughly 60 percent of all grain that American farmers export is shipped…

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Corps increases flow on Missouri River

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers increased releases in the Missouri River from the Gavins Point Dam in South Dakota from 17,000 cubic feet per second to 19,000 cfs at noon Friday. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers increased releases in the Missouri River from the Gavins Point Dam in South Dakota from 17,000 cubic…

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Virtual Industry Day for Contract Opportunities on the Missouri River

February 2, 2021: U.S. Army Corps, Kansas City District Join the KC District’s Bank Stabilization Navigation Program (BSNP) Team on February 3rd at 11am CST for a Virtual Industry Day as they provide an overview of upcoming work on the Missouri River. The work includes construction services to repair selected stone dikes and revetments (structures)…

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Missouri River Transportation for Iowa Farmers

It’s no secret how vital the Mississippi River is for soybean exports and agricultural transportation. But this mighty river can leave western Iowa farmers with little options for transporting their crop. Mike Steenhoek of the Soy Transportation Coalition tells “The State of Soy” what new opportunities on the Missouri River are ahead for western Iowa…

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Corps of Engineers to host virtual Missouri River meetings

October 5, 2020: U.S. Army Corps, Northwest Division (full link below) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has scheduled two virtual public meetings to discuss the current year’s operation of the Missouri River reservoir system and the planned operations for next year. The webinars will be at 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Monday, November 2nd.…

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IRPT Missouri River Basin Meeting

IRPT Missouri River Basin Meeting Join us for a webinar on Sep 2, 2020 at 11:00 AM CDT. Please register here: Register now! IRPT is a trade association for the nation’s inland waterway, port, and terminal professionals. Our mission is to provide a platform for inland river port and terminal professionals to improve their businesses…

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Heartland Port Bill sent to Governor

May 15, 2020: News Tribune (full link below) The Missouri House of Representatives voted 145-3 on Thursday to transfer 116 acres of state-owned land just east of the Ike Skelton Training Facility to the Heartland Port Authority for a Missouri River port in Jefferson City, sending the bill to Gov. Mike Parson for his signature.…

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