Published 12/10 2013 01:18PM

Updated 12/10 2013 01:30PM

It looks like another case of wait until next year when it comes to getting financial approval for the locks and dams systems. Both the house and the senate did approve separate bills approving the financing of upgrading a system that in some cases is 60-70 years old. With some 60% of our nations corn and over 50% of our soybeans marketed through the river, a break down of the system would have a very negative impact on ag transportation and hence the ag economy

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