We can’t keep relying on 1930s infrastructure to move ag exports – one of the few bright spots in our balance of trade – without recapitalization. And moving it off-river isn’t an option. 70% of locks in the U.S. have outlived their design life. Tell Congress we must re-invest in this infrastructure to keep America’s farmers competitive in the global market.
Read USDA’s study Importance of Inland Waterways to U.S. Agriculture