Senator Thune discusses rail reform with ag leaders

- South Dakota’s senior U.S. Senator John Thune held a roundtable discussion with a group of farmers, commodity organizations and agribusiness representatives this morning in Sioux Falls at the South Dakota Corn office to visit about rail reform legislation and to take input on rail service issues. Recently, Senator Thune along with Senator Bill Nelson of […]

Oil continues to rule the rail

- As family farmers, grain co-ops, ethanol plants and other agribusinesses continue to suffer from poor rail service for nearly a year now, oil shipments on the rails continue to climb. This is according to the United States Energy Information Administration whose data shows oil carloads topping 15,000 per week and continuing to rise. How does […]

STB to hold confidential meetings in Sioux Falls

- The Surface Transportation Board (STB) delivered a press release earlier this week to announce that representatives from their Rail Customer and Public Assistance Program (RCPA) will be holding informal and confidential meetings in Sioux Falls on Tuesday, May 6th with interested persons at the Country Inn and Suites (200 E. 8th Street) from 8:00AM-5:00PM CST […]