Missouri News

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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WASHINGTON – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) and U.S. Representative Sam Graves (Mo.) led a letter urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to provide additional funding for projects that will improve safety and navigation on the Lower Missouri River. The letter was cosigned by U.S. Senators Chuck Grassley (Iowa), Josh Hawley (Mo.), Deb…
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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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Introducing IRPT’s Mobile App

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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