Report: Crop Shipments To Stop At Some Railroads Thursday

Report: Crop Shipments To Stop At Some Railroads Thursday


Some railroads are going to stop shipping crops on Thursday in anticipation of a possible railway strike, according to sources via Reuters. 

Upsets in shipping could lend to the already steep inflation as farmers are beginning to harvest and send fall crops to producers. Farmers are also reportedly set to put fertilizer on their land following the harvest, but fertilizer shipments are being stalled, Reuters noted. 

According to the Consumer Brands Association via The Washington Post, railways in the country are ready to pause crop shipments on Thursday.

Max Fisher, chief economist at the National Grain and Feed Association, told the outlet that rail customers said at least one railway would pause accepting shipments of grain on Thursday morning.

Fisher said that some of the people who pay to

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