Failing to dredge the Lower Mississippi river enough is a “billion-dollar problem” for farmers.
Two reporters from the New York Times and New Orleans Times-Picayune spend the night at a Corps operations center during Isaac.
… under its own power, for the first time in 116 years.
NBC’s John Yang with a story about low water in the Mississippi River.
The USDA has again downwardly revised its estimates of the corn and soybean crops.
A transportation economist at UMSL discusses the recent low water and its effect on shipping.
They are mostly used by recreational boaters now, the Corps says.
Light-loading cuts barge profits on the lower Mississippi.