Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Farmers Competing with Crude Oil Over Railroad Use- video

MyStateLine.com  9/01/14    

Rockford- Farmers are preparing to ship their crops across the country after an record harvest season. Those sending their crops by train may be derailed by a growing problem: crude oil is in competition with grain for railroad use, and Senator Dick Durbin says there are not enough trains for both to transport goods efficiently.

Durbin says, “In the northern part of the Midwest, the upper Midwest, there's a competition between the farmers trying to move grain to markets, and oil, crude oil that's being shifted in the same area in tank cars.”......more here  also see video here

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