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Corps Keeps Barge Traffic Moving on Mississippi

posted on January 18, 2013 at 5:36 PM

Corps Keeps Barge Traffic Moving on Mississippi
The Mississippi River Basin is the world’s 4th largest watershed and agriculture in the basin has always been a major player in the U.S. economy. Farmers in the basin produce 92 percent of America’s agricultural exports and 78 percent of the... Full Story

Low Water Forces Dredging on Mississippi River

posted on August 17, 2012 at 5:30 PM

Low Water Forces Dredging on Mississippi River
The Great Drought of 2012 has left its mark on farms across rural America. The lack of water decimated crops all over the Corn Belt, prompting producers to seek alternatives. Full Story

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