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Farmer Bins, Elevators Full
Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst
Mon Sep 15, 2014 11:48 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Uncertainty surrounding rail car deliveries to grain elevators in the upper Midwest could turn the fall harvest into a "disaster," according to one South Dakota elevator manager.

In a letter written by Tim Luken, manager of Oahe Grain in Onida, S.D., and presented at the Surface Transportation Board's recent rail hearing, Luken stated, "I have sold very little small grain into the market due to not knowing when I will be receiving cars to ship out in a timely manner. The farmers are full, the grain elevators are full and this fall harvest will be a complete ...

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