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Mississippi River project approved, more corn and soybean export capacity expected

Mississippi River project approved, more corn and soybean export capacity expected

Farmers rely on many variables to make a living, which include factors they can and can’t control. 

One of those variables that is essential to having an efficient and effective agriculture industry is infrastructure. Sometimes it may go overlooked or isn’t thought of enough, but an infrastructure development was released on Monday.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) provided Congress with its Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program, covering the 2020 fiscal year.

"The funding in the Army Civil Works FY 2020 Work Plan will continue to develop and maintain American water-related infrastructure, which provides safety and economic growth for our nation. This funding also invests in the partnership between local communities and the Corps that develop, manage, restore, and protect our water resources," said The Honorable R. D. James, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, in a release

Read the full article on the Agriculture.com.



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