WEEKLY GRAIN MOVEMENT: Farmers await dry weather to resume harvest

Mississippi River forecast to be above flood stage later this week.

Forecasts call for cool, dry weather this week for much of the Midwest, which will be welcomed by farmers in eastern Iowa, where standing water and flooding rivers and streams have sidelined combines and disrupted grain movement.

The high water on Iowa’s rivers will move to the Mississippi River, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is forecasting that the river will be above flood stage later this week at various points south of the Quad Cities. Wire reports said a few locks will

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