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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals, Inc. (IRPT) has a mobile app that will allow us to push vital information regarding each of the basins to industry users. The ability to communicate quickly to all users of water transportation so they can make key decisions about operations in situations where scheduled or unscheduled maintenance activities and…

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