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August 20, 2019

Wall Street Journal Highlights Transportation Issues- Ag Impacts

Today’s Wall Street Journal (May 14, 2014) contained two interesting articles regarding transportation and the agricultural economy.

The first noted that rail snarls in the U.S. have created a backlog in fertilizer supplies, which is posing problems for farmers in the upper Midwest. While a separate article explained that grain shipments in Canada have been stalled due to increased rail traffic from other commodities like potash and crude oil.

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