Falls Road Corn Train

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Falls Road Corn Train

Postby AJ1804 » Mon Aug 11, 2008 7:51 pm

I've been noticing a trend with the corn train its been comming in every 5-6 days is this just random or could it show up at anytime anywhere :-D
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Re: Falls Road Corn Train

Postby BR&P » Tue Aug 12, 2008 6:57 am

Any time, yes. Anywhere, no - I doubt you'll see it in Brockport or Batavia. ;-)

Local corn (trucked in) has apparently been depleted and the new crop isn't in yet. So - more corn trains. :-D
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Re: Falls Road Corn Train

Postby NS59 » Fri Dec 19, 2008 10:57 am

Any news on grain trains? It seems its been a while since i heard one.
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Re: Falls Road Corn Train

Postby med-train » Fri Dec 19, 2008 11:11 am

Farmers are trucking it in again. Many of them were able to get contracts last spring for winter delivery at a very good price and are delivering on those contracts.

This may be a slow winter when these contracts are filled. Most of the farmers don't like the current price being offered, about $3.80 per bushel, after paying premium prices for fuel, seed and fertilizer to get it planted and harvested.
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