MFA building rail facility near Hamilton, Mo.

Grain handling facility will have 2 million bu. of permanent storage and 1.5 million bu. of temporary storage.

MFA Inc., a grain marketing and farm supply cooperative based in Columbia, Mo., recently announced a joint venture with MFA Oil Co., a farmer-owned energy supply cooperative, to build a shuttle-loader facility on the Union Pacific Railroad approximately five miles east of Hamilton, Mo.

The grain handling facility will consist of 2 million bu. of permanent storage and 1.5 million bu. of temporary storage, along with a loop rail siding to accommodate a 110-railcar shuttle unit. The s

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