DTN Editors' Notebook
Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst
Fri Apr 11, 2014 01:19 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Farmers who haul grain to the elevator in Beach, N.D., are not happy when Manager Paul Lautenschlager tells them if they sell grain today, he cannot take it at the elevator until June.

Lautenschlager said the railroad still owes him 300 cars, which accounts for at least one-fourth of his handle. Because of that, he cannot take contracted and/or spot grain from his patrons.

Farther east in Finley, N.D., the shuttle station has been receiving shuttles and experiencing good turnaround times, according to manager Dave Fiebiger. Not all shuttle stations are having the same luck. Reports that ...

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