about two years ago by Jim Taylor, RFD Radio Network
Although ag groups continue to push for massive improvements to the inland waterway system, they also say don’t forget about local projects. Yes, locks and dams are long overdue for repairs says Mike Steenhoek with the Soy Transportation Coalition, but bridges, especially in rural areas, need some serious attention.
The Illinois Soybean Association is among thirteen state soybean boards participating in the coalition. And the coalition along with many other agriculture groups have been keeping the inland waterway subject at the forefront.