FIND OUT MORE ABOUT IMPACTS OF SIGNIFICANT RAIN IN ILLINOIS TO EXPORTS
Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue believes that U.S. farmers will see an immediate response from China regarding commodity purchases once a free trade agreement is signed. Additionally, USDA Barge Analyst comments on the impacts these heavy rains will have on barge traffic on the Mississippi River. May 1 usually ushers in continuous barge traffic, but navigation is currently stopped at several locks.
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